Albert Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Forest Hills, NY

Cohen & Cohen Law Group, P.C.
 | 104-70 Queens Blvd., Suite 312
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-275-7779
Fax: 718-275-7722
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Albert Cohen is the owner and founder of Cohen & Cohen Law Group, P.C., in Forest Hills, New York. Mr. Cohen concentrates his practice on personal injury law, elder law, estate planning and real estate law, serving clients in Queens, New York, and the surrounding areas.

    Mr. Cohen represents the injured and their families in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, bus accidents, construction accidents, distracted driving accidents, drunk driving accidents, motorcycle accidents, ridesharing accidents and truck accidents. He also takes on cases involving nursing home abuse and neglect, as well as police brutality and misconduct. He supports his clients through the aftermath of an accident, providing guidance each step of the way.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Cohen has litigated and settled many complex legal matters, securing substantial sums for his clients. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization comprised of attorneys who have recovered verdicts and settlements for their clients totaling $1 million or more. He is also highly active in community organizations. U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer has presented him with an award in honor of his community leadership and volunteer work.

    An engaged member of his legal community, Mr. Cohen belongs to the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law & Special Needs and Trusts & Estates Law sections. He is also active in the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and regularly speaks on elder law and estate planning matters

    Mr. Cohen earned a bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University, graduating with departmental honors. He graduated cum laude from Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law and obtained his license to practice law in 2002.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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    About Albert Cohen

    Admitted: 2002, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.cohenandcohenlawgroup.com/attorney/albert-cohen/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Superb Attorney, AVVO
    • Proclamation in honor of Outstanding Service Contributions to the City, Council of the City of New York
    • The City Council of New York Awards Albert Cohen, Esq. the prestigious award for Outstanding Service Contributions to New York City for his philanthropic support to numerous charitable events and noble causes., Proclamation for outstanding community work, New York City Council, 2010
    • Community Leadership Award in recognition of Community Leadership, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer
    • Member, The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers 2015.
    • Congress of Senator Charles Schumer Presented Albert Cohen, Esq. with the prestigious Community Leadership Award at the annual Legislative Breakfast in NYC, Outstanding Community Work, US Senator Charles Schumer, 2010
    • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States, where membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts and settlements (less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members)
    • Member, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Member
    • New York State Bar Association, Estates and Trusts Section, Member  
    • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Member
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
    • New York, 2002  

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Presenter, Importance of Medicaid Planning, Forum with Council Member Deneek Miller
    • Presenter, Basics of Wills and Trusts, Queens Library
    • Presenter, Estate Planning for Young Professionals, Signa Corporation
    • Presenter, How to Avoid Common Mistakes in Estate Planning, Pomonok Community Center

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Mr. Cohen is a co-author of the book “Past, Present and Future: Guide to Leaving a Lasting Legacy.”

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Recovered $375,000 for injuries resulting from slip and fall, while snow was in progress.
    • Recovered $1,250,000.00 for a death of an elderly man struck by motor vehicle, in absence of witnesses.
    • Recovered $1,050,000 for the police officer who retired due to hand injuries, which made it difficult to use a weapon.

    Transactions:

    • Represented high net worth clients with estate over 30 million in establishing an estate plan that sheltered a significant part of their estate from estate taxes.
    • Favorable settlement of a large Medicaid estate recovery claim in Queens county, for 15% of the amount claimed by Medicaid.

    Educational Background:

    • Cleveland State University, B.A. with Departmental Honors and Dean’s List, 1995
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    Office Location for Albert Cohen

    104-70 Queens Blvd.
    Suite 312
    Forest Hills, NY 11375

    Phone: 718-275-7779

    Fax: 718-275-7722

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