James P. Cooper III

Criminal Defense Attorney


Statewide and National representation since 1993

The attorneys at the law office of James P. Cooper III have more than 30 years of combined experience handling a broad spectrum of defense cases. Based in Los Angeles, California a, we have provided legal defense to individuals facing criminal charges in state and federal criminal justice systems since 1993.  Attorney James P. Cooper III represents clients in need of effective, experienced criminal defense and counsel.

James P. Cooper III has been a criminal defense attorney since 1986, starting his career with the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office.  His years of accumulated trial experience and negotiations with prosecutors at both the state and federal level have benefited countless clients.

Get in touch with us to set up a consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to enquire whether our services are right for you.




5777 W. Century Blvd., Suite 750
Los Angeles, CA 90045



tel: (310) 642-8800
fax: (310) 642-9903


Credit cards accepted.


Areas of Practice

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and domestic abuse crimes cases vary and can include assault and battery, harassment, sexual assault, and false imprisonment. Many charges can be filed as felonies or misdemeanors.

Juvenile crimes

Juveniles in the state of California can be charged with virtually any crime that an adult can be charged with and schools have the authority to suspend or expel juvenile students who commit crimes on school property. The primary goal of the juvenile justice system is treatment and rehabilitation.

White Collar Crimes

White-collar crime is a broad term used to describe crimes committed by individuals of a certain social status such as business professionals. A conviction can result in fines, prison, and a permanent criminal record.

Drug Crimes

Drug crimes include a variety of offenses including drug possession, dealing, distribution, trafficking, or manufacturing. The charges typically depend on factors such as the type and amount of the drug in question

Three strikes crimes

“Three strikes” laws in California are the toughest in the country - any felony conviction for a crime of any kind, even simple theft, can trigger the “three strikes” law. You should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible - Your liberty is at stake. 


DUI Defense

Driving under the influence, or DUI, is prosecuted vigorously in Los Angeles County with penalities such as a suspended license or jail time. If you have been charged with DUI, you need someone who will defend your legal rights and maximize your interests.

Rape and sexual Assualt

Sex crimes are among the most vigorously prosecuted in the state of California and a conviction can lead to mandatory, lifetime registration as a sex offender, probation, prison time and fines, among other things. It’s important to seek legal counsel to discuss your options.

Violent crimes

An individual charged with a violent crime in the state of California is looking at penalties that may include fines, heavy prison time, and even the death penalty. It is always wise to have skilled counsel by your side if you are facing criminal charges.



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