Joshua C. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Cohen Law Partners
 | 4929 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 412
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 323-333-3986
Fax: 323-937-0958
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Education: Vermont Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joshua C. Cohen heads the tort group of Cohen Law Partners. With a practice focused on personal injury, Mr. Cohen serves plaintiffs throughout California who have been injured in bicycle or pedestrian accidents caused by distracted or inattentive drivers and/or defective roadways.

Mr. Cohen handles all types of bicycle and pedestrian injury cases, including cyclist insurance claims and injuries caused by negligently designed or maintained roads or reckless drivers. He also takes on wrongful death claims on behalf of cyclists and has experience with other areas of law such as business and estate planning.

Along with being a seasoned litigator, Mr. Cohen is skilled in alternative dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation. He earned master’s and law degrees from Vermont Law School and has also received litigation training through the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Academy of Justice, the Consumer Attorneys' Association of Los Angeles and the University of Virginia Trial Advocacy College.

Mr. Cohen gained legal experience while attending law school by clerking with the State of California Office of the Attorney General, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a private firm in London, England. Upon graduation, he helped secure a $105m verdict against ExxonMobil representing the City of New York in a toxic tort case, then prosecuted misdemeanors for the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney. Eventually he began representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases.

An avid bicyclist, Mr. Cohen is on the Board of Directors of the California Bicycle Coalition, and a member of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, the League of American Bicyclists and Move LA. He belongs to several legal organizations including the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the American Association of Justice. 

He has been interviewed by and/or covered in the Los Angeles Times, Warren Olney, KABC, KCET and the LA Daily News. His articles have been published in several legal journals. He has lobbied for better bicycle laws and infrastructure at the federal, state and local levels.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About Joshua Cohen

Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage: http://losangelesbicycleattorney.com/attorney-profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • American Jurisprudence Award, Vermont Law School
  • Highest AV rating in a peer review process by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Dean’s List, Vermont Law School
  • Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the California Bicycle Coalition., 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Educational Background:

  • BA International Politics - UC Santa Cruz, 1992

Industry Groups

  • Small Firm
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Office Location for Joshua C. Cohen

4929 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 412
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 323-333-3986

Fax: 323-937-0958

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Last Updated: 4/18/2018

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