Meet Divorce and Family Law Attorney LeAnne P. Cooper

LeAnne P. Cooper
LeAnne P. Cooper, Esq., is an accomplished family law attorney with more than two decades of experience. She is dedicated to assisting clients in divorce proceedings and providing comprehensive support throughout the challenging process. Located in Covington, Georgia, she handles various family law cases, including divorce, spousal support, child custody, property distribution, and post-decree litigation.

What sets LeAnne apart is her unwavering commitment to her clients particularly those undergoing the sensitive journey of divorce. She prioritizes building deep connections with those she serves, making them feel understood, respected, and fiercely represented. LeAnne believes in clear communication, ensuring her clients are well-informed and involved in every step of the process. This approach fosters trust, helps clients set realistic expectations, and envision a brighter future post-divorce.

In the courtroom, LeAnne is known for her formidable presence and meticulous approach. LeAnne comes prepared with extensive legal knowledge and a strategic mindset. While she fervently fights for her clients, she also maintains a reasonable and grounded approach. Her reputation in the legal community speaks of excellence, preparation, and an unwavering dedication to securing favorable outcomes.

LeAnne earned her Juris Doctor from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. Before joining Petrelli Previtera, she was a principal attorney at the law office of LeAnne P. Cooper for over 15 years and served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia for eight years.

As a lifelong Georgia resident deeply rooted in the community, LeAnne understands the intricacies of the state’s legal landscape. Being the first in her family to attend college, she values hard work, determination, and breaking barriers. Outside of her legal practice, LeAnne enjoys traveling and takes pride in caring for her animals on a small farm.

With LeAnne P. Cooper by your side, you have a recognized attorney and compassionate counselor who looks beyond the present, helping clients see a brighter future. Whether you’re dealing with complex family legal matters or seeking someone well-versed in Georgia law, schedule a consultation with LeAnne and connect with a legal team to guide you during your family law case.


  • Panel Speaker – Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Presenter – UCCJEA – Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Adjunct Civil Litigation Professor, Clayton State University: 2009 – 2018


  • Valdosta State University, 1996, Magna Cum Laude,
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, 1999
  • Minor, International Studies, 1999
  • Juris Doctorate, Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, 1999

Areas of Practice:

  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Separate Maintenance
  • Legitimation
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Family Law

Awards and Recognition:

  • AVVO Client’s Choice
  • AVVO Top Attorney
  • Mentor – Supreme Court Transition Into Law Practice Program
  • Special Assistant Attorney General
  • Southern Journal Magazine Top Attorney
  • Newton County’s Best Attorney
  • Pro Bono Service Award
  • Martindale Hubble-Client Rated: 100% Recommended
  • Martindale Hubble: Client Reviewed
  • Martindale Hubble: Attorney Reviewed

Professional Associations

  • Member, PBA Statutory Law Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Real Estate Law Section and
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Nicholas J. Cipriani Family Law Inn of Court
  • Justinian Society

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice:

  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1999
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1999
  • United States District Court – Northern District, 1999
  • Georgia, 1999

Professional Associations:

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, Henry County Bar Association

Reported Cases:

  • The Limited v. Learning Childbirth, 556 S.E. 2d 441 (2002)
  • In re: R.L.K., 565 S.E. 2d 880 (2002)
  • Catrett v. Landmark Dodge, 560 S.E. 2d 101 (2002)
  • In re: D.L.W., 590 S.E. 2d 183 (2003)
  • Cook v. Regional Comm., 539 S.E. 2d 171 (2000)
  • Cherwood, Inc. v. Marlin Leasing Corp., 601 S.E. 2d 356 (2004)
  • Dept. of Transportation v. Bunn, 603 S.E. 2d 2 (2004)
  • McCreary v. Martin, 642 S.E. 2d 80 (2007)