Carolyn Cooper
Cell (504) 534-5406

Carolyn Cooper was born and raised in Oakland, California. After graduation from Skyline High School, she moved to Seattle, Washington where she attended the University of Washington and received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare.

Carolyn graduated cum laude from Tulane University Law School with a certificate in Civil Law.

While in law school she was a clerk for the Tulane University Legal Assistance Program; member of the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF), Chair of the Street Law Program for one year, volunteer at the Orleans Public Defender office for two years and as part of Tulane's public service externship course, worked with the Orleans Public Defender in the CINC (Child in Need of Care) department for one semester. She also obtained a mediation certificate while attending the Tulane Summer Abroad Program in Berlin, Germany.

In her final year she was selected to be a Law Clerk with the Tulane University Juvenile Clinic, which allows third year law students to practice under the supervision of a licensed attorney.

Frederick J. King, Jr., known to many as “Freddie King,” came into her life while she was clerking with the Tulane University Legal Assistance Program (TULAP). TULAP provides free legal information and notarial services for current Tulane University students, staff, and faculty. During the school year, a select group of first year law students participate in client intake, interviews, legal research and writing and case management with a criminal attorney and civil attorney. Working with the criminal section and Tulane community since 1973, he sometimes jokes, “he last slept in 1972!” He also maintains a private law practice and the following year she started as a law clerk in his private practice and never left. King and Cooper Law LLC was announced August 2013.

Professional memberships: American Bar Association; Louisiana State Bar Association; New Orleans Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Current Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association Administrative Law Committee