Austin M. Cohen

Austin M. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denver, CO

Kontnik | Cohen, LLC
 | 201 Steele Street, Suite 210
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 720-449-8448
Fax: 720-223-7273
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Austin is a trial tested civil litigator who is also trained in mediation. He leads the family law practice at his firm. Austin has a unique legal perspective, which flows from working on hundreds of cases alongside a judge in both state trial court and the U.S. Court of Appeals.

About Austin Cohen

Admitted: 2013, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.kontnikcohen.com/austin-cohen

Honors/Awards:

  • While a student law clerk for the Honorable Rosemarie E. Aquilina, received distinguished service for work completed during the preceding one year and seven months. , Distinguished Service , Ingham County Circuit Court & Michigan Court of Claims , 2011
  • While a full-time Judicial Extern to the Honorable Helene N. White, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a Certificate showing that the Court's files and records will reflect this honor. , Distinguished Service , United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit , 2012
  • According to the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, the “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: (1) Be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or a  fellow Attorney; (2) Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and (3) having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating. Many Attorneys can achieve high degrees of success but this is often times at the expense or satisfaction of the most important person in the case- the client. American Institute’s Family Law Division looks for Attorneys that have achieved unparalleled success but most importantly have done so for the benefit of their client. Very few Attorneys can do so and our organization recognizes this significant achievement., 10 Best in Client Satisfaction - Colorado, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • According to Attorney and Practice Magazine's website discussing the selection process, the Top 10 attorney award is an achievement reserved for only those attorneys who have demonstrated the highest degree of excellence in his or her area of law. Less than 1% of attorneys nationwide will receive this invitation for membership, Top 10 Family Law Attorneys - Colorado , Attorney and Practice Magazine , 2018
  • According to the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, the attorneys that make this list have to first be nominated by a licensed practicing attorney or one the organizations in-house research staff members. Second,  the organization's research staff verifies that the attorney meets the minimum requirements of membership. Then the attorney have to be 1 of 50 attorneys chosen to advance to the final selection stage by the organization' processing committee, and then the organization's Board of Governors officially selects the Top 10 in each state. , Top 10 Under 40 Years Old - Colorado, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys , 2019
  • According to the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, the “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: (1) Be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or a  fellow Attorney; (2) Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and (3) having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating. Many Attorneys can achieve high degrees of success but this is often times at the expense or satisfaction of the most important person in the case- the client. American Institute’s Family Law Division looks for Attorneys that have achieved unparalleled success but most importantly have done so for the benefit of their client. Very few Attorneys can do so and our organization recognizes this significant achievement., 10 Best in Client Satisfaction - Colorado, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less., Rising Stars - Family Law, Super Lawyers, 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Completed 40-hour course of basic mediation training in Michigan , 2012

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Judge at University of Denver School of Law's Moot Court Competition , 2016
  •  Sturm Fellow - Anti-Defamation League's Glass Leadership Institute. , 2016
  • Judge at University of Denver School of Law's Moot Court Competition , 2017
  • Judge at University of Denver School of Law's Moot Court Competition , 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Amicus Curiae Co-Counsel for Colorado Trial Lawyers Association in Board of County Commissioners of Summit County v. Rodgers, 13SC404 (Supreme Court of Colorado) (judgment reversed), 2015
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Office Location for Austin M. Cohen

201 Steele Street
Suite 210
Denver, CO 80206

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Last Updated: 10/21/2019

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