Joshua C. Cohen

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Los Angeles, California

Cohen Law Partners
Joshua C. Cohen
Cohen Law Partners

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 2008

Education: Vermont Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Italian, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
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Cohen Law Partners

4929 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 412
Los Angeles, CA 90010 Visit website


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 serious bicycle and pedestrian injury cases, including cyclist insurance claims and injuries caused by negligently designed or maintained roads or reckless drivers. He also handles wrongful death claims 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 Boards of Directors of the California Bicycle Coalition and the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, and is affiliated with 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 is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and is on the Board of the California Bicycle Coalition, and has lobbied for better bicycle laws and infrastructure at the federal, state and local levels.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage:

  • 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
Educational Background:
  • BA International Politics - UC Santa Cruz, 1992
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the California Bicycle Coalition., 2013
Industry Groups:
  • Small Firm

Office location for Joshua C. Cohen

4929 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 412
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 323-333-3986


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

See legal Q & A provided by Joshua C. Cohen

Q: What Are My Legal Rights If I’ve Been Injured In A Bike Accident In California?

A: If you have been hurt while riding your bicycle after a collision with a vehicle, you have the same rights as a driver of a vehicle injured in an … See all answers by Joshua Cohen

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