Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction and Director of Domestic Violence Law Clinic
Tanya Asim Cooper's CV
Tanya Asim Cooper
Tanya Asim Cooper serves as Director of the Domestic Violence Law Clinic. Before joining the law school faculty, she worked as a Clinical Instructor in the HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL). Prior to teaching, Professor Cooper was a staff attorney at DC’s Children’s Law Center. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in psychology from Boston University; a J.D., cum laude, from American University Washington College of Law (WCL); and an LL.M. in clinical legal education, systems change and social justice from UDC-DCSL. As a law student at WCL, Professor Cooper received the Dean’s citation for the highest grade earned in the inaugural year of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic and served on the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law. Professor Cooper has experience in family law and intellectual property and has published articles in both of those areas. She is also a certified child welfare law specialist. Tanya Asim Cooper is married to Stephen Alexander Cooper, a death penalty trial and appellate attorney with the Federal Defenders in Montgomery, Alabama.
Tanya Asim Cooper appeared on WVUA TV about domestic violence and the Domestic Violence Law Clinic. The interview can be viewed here: http://www.wvuatv.com/content/domestic-violence-0.
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