Stephen R Cooper


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Cooper & Rueter LLP
221 N Florence St, Casa Grande, Arizona, 85122-4420




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1983

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 15, 1983

Other Language(s): None


STEPHEN R. COOPER, Partner - COOPER & RUETER, L.L.P. born Casa Grande, Arizona, August 27, 1957; admitted to bar, 1983, Arizona and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Edu­cation: Central Arizona College; Arizona State University (B.S., 1979); South­western University School of Law (J.D., 1983).


Member, Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, State of Arizona (2007 - ). Member Arizona Supreme Court Committee on the Review of the Uniform Rules of Procedure for Commissions on Appellate and Trial Court Appointments (2017). Member Pinal County Superior Court Judicial Nominating Commission (2013- ). Member Executive Clemency Nominating Committee, State of Arizona. (2003-2008).Member, Casa Grande City Council, (1993-2001). Mayor Pro Tempore, City of Casa Grande, (1995-1996). Member, Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona, (1992-1996). Member, Joint Study Committee on Regulatory Reform and Enforcement, State of Ari­zona, (1992-1993). President,Casa Grande Valley Historical Society, (2004-2006). Florence Historic Preservation Commission (2005 - 2010 ).


City Attorney for the City of Eloy, Town Attorney for the Towns of Kearny, Mammoth, Hayden and Superior. Attorney for Pinal County Water Augmentation Authority, Magma Flood Control District, New Saddleback Domestic Water Improvement District, Papago Butte Domestic Water Improvement District, Thunderbird Farms Water Improvement District, Why Domestic Water Improvement District, Maricopa Domestic Water Improvement District, Valle Escondido Domestic Water Improvement District, Antelope Peak Domestic Water Improvement District, Florence-Coolidge Natural Resources Conservation District, West Pinal Natural Resources Conservation District, Eloy Natural Resources Conservation District.


RELEVANT PRACTICE AREAS: Real Estate Development and Land Planning Law, Commercial Transactions, Com­mercial Litigation, Indian Law; Water Law, Real Estate, Municipal Law, Business Entity Formation and Representation

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Construction Law Construction Accidents, Architectural Law, Construction and Design Law, Construction and Surety Law, Construction Equipment Liability, Construction Finance, Construction Insurance Defense, Construction Insurance, Construction Defects, Construction Contracts, Construction Claims, Construction Arbitration, Structural Work Act, Roof Industry Liability, Scaffolding Liability, Construction Litigation, Construction Liens, Construction Liability, Construction Labor Law, Construction Safety, Construction Workouts, Construction Mediation, Construction Products Liability, Contractors Liability, Contractor Performance Bonds, Environmental Construction Law, international Construction Contracts, Materialmens Liens, International Construction Law, Public Works, Public Construction Law
Government Tax Increment Finance, Township Law, Municipal Securities, Municipal Risk Management, Municipal Solid Waste, Municipal Solid Waste Resource Recovery, Municipal Torts, Municipal Taxation, Municipal Utility Law, Municipal Utility Regulation, Municipal Redevelopment, Municipal Prosecution, Municipal Pension Law, Municipal License Tax, Municipal Leasing, Municipal Liability, Municipal Labor Law, Municipal Finance, Public Contract Law, Public Bidding, Public Finance Taxation, Public Officials Liability, Project Finance, Public Authority Finance, Political Subdivision Liability, Police Labor Law, Tax Exempt Bonds, Tax Exempt Finance, State Government Law, State Legislative Practice, Qui Tam Litigation, Public-Private Partnerships, Public Works Contracts, Public Policy, County Government Law, Congressional Investigations, Chapter 9 Municipal Reorganization, Community Development, Defense Contracts, Economic Development, Defense Contract Fraud, County Liability, Bond Finance, Bid Protests, Federal Government Law, Federal Contracts, False Claims Act, Economic Incentive, Federal Legislative Practice, Federal Grants, Firefighter Labor Law, Federal Tort Claims, Government Agency Practice, Government Construction Contracts, Foreign Military Sales, Government Affairs, Government Contract Cost Accounting, Government Contract Arbitration, Government Contract Fraud, Government Ethics, Municipal Bonds Taxation, Municipal Civil Rights, Municipal Bonds, Municipal Bankruptcy, Municipal Contracts, Municipal Corporation Law, Municipal Derivative Products, Municipal Defense, Legislative Practice, Local Government Civil Rights, International Government Relations, International Project Finance, Local Government Relations, Local Government Law, Local Government Contracts, Local Government Defense, Housing and Urban Development, Governmental Liability, Industrial Development, Industrial Development Bonds, Initiative and Referendum, Infrastructure Development, International Economic Development, International Government Contracts, Governmental Defense, Governmental Law, Government Tort Liability, Government Risk Management, Government Immunity, Government Investigations, Government Procurement, Government Relations
Real Estate/Real Property Evictions, Eviction, Fire Districts, Foreclosure, Eminent Domain, Environmental Land Use, Condo Association Rights, Condo Association Litigation, Historic Preservation, Foreclosure Defense, Foreclosure, Commercial Real Estate Contracts, Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy, Commercial Real Estate Development, Commercial Real Estate Finance, Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Commercial Mortgages, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Landlord & Tenant law, Condemnation, Commercial Real Estate Workouts, Condo Association Liens, Condo Association Duties, Commercial Real Estate Sales, Commercial Real Estate Syndication, Commercial Real Estate Litigation, Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure, Cemetery Law, Commercial Conveyancing, Building and Public Safety Codes, Property Rights, Planning and Land Use, Personal Property Leasing, Personal Property, Mortgage Tax, Mortgage Securitization, Mortgage Workouts, Office leasing, Shopping Center Law, Shopping Center Development, Secondary Mortgage Market, Shopping Center Acquisitions, Retail Development, Rent Control, Rezoning, Retail Leasing, Special Districts, Shopping Center Leasing, Subdivisions, Unlawful Detainer, Zoning, Water Districts, Zoning Variances, Zoning Law, Improvement Districts, HOA Rights, Industrial Leasing, Industrial Real Estate Law, HOA Liens, HOA Litigation, HOA Law, HOA Duties, Land Use, Land Entitlement, Land Development, Land Conservation, Land Annexation, Inverse Condemnation, International Leasing, International Property Law, Land Use Permitting, Land Use Litigation, Landlord and Tenant Law, Land Use Regulation, Lease Terminations, Lease Finance, Leveraged Leasing, Leasing, Mortgage Refinancing, Mortgage Lien Foreclosure, Mortgage Insurance, Mortgage Law, Mortgage Banking Law, Mortgage Bankruptcy, Mortgage Foreclosure, Mortgage Finance


  • Arizona (Active)

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  • Southwestern U

  • Last Updated: January 26, 2021
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  • Casa Grande, Arizona, Pinal County
  • Accept Credit Cards: Yes
  • Free Consultations: No

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