Jeffrey S. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein LLP
 | 12424 Wilshire Boulevard, Ninth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-447-8675
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Elder Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeffrey S. Cohen founded his Woodland Hills law firm, the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Cohen, in 2001. Since establishing his firm, he has focused his efforts on providing estate-planning solutions to the residents of Greater Los Angeles and surrounding Southern California. This focus has made him one of the region's leading estate-planning attorneys, and clients from throughout the area know to turn to him for assistance with all of their estate-related needs, including:

• Probate and estate administration
• Conservatorships and guardianships
• Probate litigation
• Wills and trusts
• Elder law issues

Mr. Cohen began his legal career in 1999 after earning a law degree from Southwestern Law School and his admission to The State Bar of California. After finishing law school, he spent two years as an associate attorney at a small Los Angeles law firm before founding his solo practice.

Since the beginning of his career, attorney Cohen has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers for his dedication to the law. As a result, he has earned a number of honors, including an "Excellent" rating from Avvo and multiple certificates of recognition from the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, in particular for his work on behalf of the Senior Citizen Legal Services Program. In addition, he is also the recipient of a number of certificates of appreciation from the Los Angeles Superior Court.

In addition to Mr. Cohen's pro bono work, he is also an active member of the legal community. He is a member of a number of legal organizations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council.

 
Practice Areas

Estate & Trust Litigation (50%)
Estate Planning & Probate (40%)
Elder Law (10%)

Estate & Trust Litigation (50%): Will Contests

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Elder Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate & Trust Litigation: Will Contests

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017

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About Jeffrey Cohen

Admitted: 1999, California

Honors and Awards:

  • Southwestern University Moot Court Honors Program, 1996
  • CALI academic honors award (tied), Southwestern University School of Law
  • For yearly services provided to the Los Angeles Superior Court for sitting as a Temporary Judge since 2012, Certificate of Appreciation, Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Los Angeles Magazine and Southern California Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017.
  • Intramural Moot Court Competition, Oralist Finalist, Southwestern University School of Law
  • Exceptional Achievement Award, Southwestern University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Consumers Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Trusts and Estates Section, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA)
  • Trusts and Estates Section, the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • The State Bar of California
  • Trusts and Estates Section, the San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council (SFVEPC)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association (SFVBA)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, One-Generation Senior Center
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Settlement Officer program, mediator 
  • Los Angeles Superior Court's Probate Volunteer Panel (PVP) program

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Interviewed by Doug Kriegel for KNBC News
  • Interviewed by columnist Bonnie Fuller
  • Interviewed by investigative reporter Ken Lee from People Magazine

Educational Background:

  • California State University at Northridge, Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree in Psychology, with honors, 1990

Industry Groups

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Santa Monica Bar Association
  • Find Me Online
    WebsiteWebsite - www.fmbklaw.com
    Office Location for Jeffrey S. Cohen

    12424 Wilshire Boulevard
    Ninth Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90025

    Phone: 310-447-8675

     

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