Scott B. Cooper (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
Scott B. Cooper (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)

Scott B. Cooper

Licensed for 22 years

Practice Area: Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation 8 more areas of practice + 8 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
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Scott B. Cooper

717-836-1698

Free initial consultation

Serving Harrisburg, PA view address

Partner at firm Schmidt Kramer PC

Serving Harrisburg, PA view address

Free initial consultation

Awards AV Preeminent

About Scott B. Cooper

2005 - Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - George F. Douglas Amicus Curiae Award 2008 - Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - Milton D. Rosenberg Award for Distinguished Service
2006 - American Law Media - "Lawyer on the Fast Track"
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 (Top 100) , 2011 (Top 100), and 2012 (Top 100) Pennsylvania SuperLawyer named by Law & Politics/Philadelphia magazines
2005 Rising Star
Contributing Editor - Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (2nd Ed.) and (3rd Ed.) - Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Areas of Law

Other Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Medical Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Insurance
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

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  • 4.8/5.0 24 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 07/19/12 in Appellate Practice

    Scott Cooper is highly regarded by every Judge that I know - Judges often look to him for discussions on important issues. Read more

    Scott Cooper is highly regarded by every Judge that I know - Judges often look to him for discussions on important issues.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/08/12 in Personal Injury

    Scott is well known to all auto law PI practitioners in Pa as a leading authority in auto law. He speaks on all the most important programs and argues Plaintiff cases bef... Read more

    Scott is well known to all auto law PI practitioners in Pa as a leading authority in auto law. He speaks on all the most important programs and argues Plaintiff cases before all appellate courts in Pa. He is a skilled trial lawyer as well. He also testifies before Pa House and Senate Committees on leading litigation related legislation. Scott is held in very high regard by his colleagues.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/27/12 in Personal Injury

    I have known Mr. Cooper professionally for several years. He is one of the finest most ethical attorneys I have had the privilege of knowing. He is well deserving of an "... Read more

    I have known Mr. Cooper professionally for several years. He is one of the finest most ethical attorneys I have had the privilege of knowing. He is well deserving of an "AV" rating.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/20/12 in Personal Injury

    Scott Cooper is an outstanding attorney and extremely well-respected in the legal community. Read more

    Scott Cooper is an outstanding attorney and extremely well-respected in the legal community.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/10/12 in Products Liability

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/08/12 in Automobile Liability

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/02/12 in Personal Injury

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 07/02/12 in Automobile Negligence

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 07/02/12 in Civil Litigation

    Mr. Cooper is widely regarded as the most knowledgeable lawyer on auto insurance and liability issues in the state of Pennsylvania. He has authored a frequently cited tr... Read more

    Mr. Cooper is widely regarded as the most knowledgeable lawyer on auto insurance and liability issues in the state of Pennsylvania. He has authored a frequently cited treatise on those subjects and has lectured to state trial judges and trial lawyers associations on those topics. He deserves the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 06/29/12 in Personal Injury

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1994, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania 1996, District of Columbia and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Law School Attended
      Widener University School of Law
      Class of 1993
      J.D.
      University Attended
      State University of New York at Albany
      Class of 1990
      B.A.
      Associations & Memberships
      Dauphin County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations American Association for Justice (formerly The Association of Trial Lawyers of America)Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association) (President-elect
      Board of Governors
      Past Chair, New Lawyers Section
      Member: Membership Committee
      Education Committee
      Long Range Planning Committee).
      Representative Cases
      Erie Ins. Exch. v. Baker (Pa. Supreme Court)Rupert v. Liberty Mutual (Pa. Supreme Court)Prudential v. Colbert (Pa. Supreme Court)Richmond v. Prudential (Pa. Superior Court en banc)L.S. v. Eschbach (Pa. Supreme Court)Wirth v. Aetna (Pa. Supreme Court)Blood v. Old Guard (Pa. Supreme Court)Nationwide v. Schneider (Pa. Supreme Court)Nationwide v. Tannenbaum (Pa. Supreme Court)Cooper v. Schoffstal (Pa. Supreme Court)Craley v. State Farm (Pa. Supreme Court)State Auto v. Pro Design (Third Circuit)Sackett v. Nationwide (Pa. Supreme Court and Superior Court)State Farm v. Rosenthal (Third Circuit)Generette v. Donegal (Pa. Supreme Court)Orsag v. Farmers (Pa. Supreme Court)GEICO v. Ayers (Pa. Supreme Court)Dixon v. GEICO (Pa. Superior Court)Archibald v. Kemble (Pa. Superior Court).