Larry J. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

The Cohen Law Firm
 | PO Box 10056, Phoenix, AZ 85064
Phone: 602-266-3080
Fax: 602-265-6866
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Administrative Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

In matters of personal injury, Larry J. Cohen represents clients throughout the nation. An attorney at Cohen’s Counsel, he has over 30 years of experience is also a consultant attorney, giving keynote speeches on brain injury to organizations across all industries. A former adjunct faculty member at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the Arizona Summit School of Law, he also researched and taught for Midwestern University, Argosy University, University of Illinois-Chicago and the University of Michigan School of Law. Currently, he teaches at Norwich University as an adjunct professor.

The State Bar of Arizona certified Mr. Cohen as a specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation, and he is admitted to practice in Arizona, the U.S. District Court of Arizona, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, where he majored in political science and graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Cohen also holds a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. with a major in political science from Syracuse University. At the Northwestern University School of Law, he graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor in 1985.

Mr. Cohen is actively involved in many pro bono activities, and he is a member of the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel and the Maricopa County Bar Association. He further extends himself with memberships in the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel.

A recipient of the President’s Award from the State Bar of Arizona, Mr. Cohen is also a member of the top 1 percent of lawyers in the country and was previously named one of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and as one of the Top 100 Arizona Trial Lawyers.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Professional Liability (20%): Professional Malpractice - Other

General Litigation (20%)

Administrative Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Professional Malpractice - Other


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020

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About Larry Cohen

Admitted: 1985, Arizona

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Pro Bono Attorney in Arizona, 2013 - 2016  
  • Volunteer Lawyer of the Month, Maricopa County Bar Association, December 2010, November 2012
  • Excellence in CLE Teaching, State Bar of New Mexico, State Bar of Arizona, Maricopa County Bar Association
  • President’s Award, State Bar of Arizona
  • Top 100 Arizona Trial Lawyers, 2013 - 2016
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, 2011 - 2016
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2016
  • Top 1% of Lawyers in the United States, 2015 - 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • State Bar Board Certified Specialist, Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, 1991

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Committee Chairperson, 1988 - 1989
  • Phoenix Association Defense Counsel, Board of Directors, 1988 - 1990
  • State Bar of Arizona, Vice Chair, 2009-2014
  • State Bar of Arizona, Board of Legal Specialization, 2006-2014
  • State Bar of Arizona, CLE Committee, 2004-2014
  • State Bar of Arizona, Professional Responsibility Committee, 2014-present
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Brain Injury Litigation Group, Executive Committee, 1995 - 1997
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, 1988 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar
  • Arizona, 1985  
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Friend of Psychologists, Arizona Psychological Association, 2014  
  • Friend of Psychologists, Arizona Psychological Association, 2015  
  • Friend of Psychologists, Arizona Psychological Association, 2008  
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Community Treatment Program, Board of Directors, 1987 - 1990
  • Meridian Point Rehabilitation Hospital Community Relations Board, Chairperson, 1989 - 1991
  • Cohen’s Counsel, VoiceAmerica (national radio legal talk/information program), 2010 - 2011
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter , Medical Scientific Advisory Committee Member, 2004 - 2012
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development – Program Evaluation Models, Contract Research, 1976 - 1982  
  • National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice – Disincentives to Criminal Behavior, Contract Research, 1976 - 1982
  • United Way of Metropolitan Chicago – Social Service Delivery Program, Contract Research, 1976 - 1982
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Maricopa Lawyer, Board of Editors, 1988 - 1990
  • State Bar of Arizona Disciplinary Commission, Counsel, 1989 - 1991
  • Phoenix Human Relations Commission, 1990 - 1992
  • Arizona Psychological Association Foundation, Board of Directors, 2006 - 2015
  • Journal of Forensic Neuropsychology, Board of Editors, 1998 - 2007
  • Psychological Injury and Law, Board of Editors, 2012 - Present
  • American Board of Professional Neuropsychology, Public member of the Board of Directors; Consultant, 2002 - 2006
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • Defense Research Institute

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Law and Policy Quarterly, Editor, 1977 - 1981
  • Center for Law, Science and Innovation, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Advisory Board, 2010 - Present
  • Lecturer, University Michigan School of Law
  • Lecturer, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Adjunct Faculty, Arizona Summit School of Law
  • Adjunct Faculty, Argosy University
  • Adjunct Faculty, Midwestern University
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Norwich University  

Educational Background:

  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Ph.D., Major: Political Science, 1977
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, M.A., Major: Political Science, 1973
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Honors: With Honors, Major: Political Science, 1971
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Office Location for Larry J. Cohen

PO Box 10056
Phoenix, AZ 85064

Phone: 602-266-3080

Fax: 602-265-6866

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Last Updated: 11/5/2018

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