- Owner and Founder
- Owner and Founder
Albert Cohen is the owner and founder of the COHEN & COHEN PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS, P.C. As a highly esteemed advocate, author, and community leader, Albert Cohen’s mission has been to improve the lives of his clients by helping them navigate through complexity of estate planning and elder law. Mr. Cohen has experienced firsthand how emotionally and financially devastating it can be not to have a proper estate plan. Mr. Cohen combines legal skills with compassion and understanding, in developing estate plans personalized to each client’s unique circumstances. He is known for his ability to reduce estate taxes, minimize or avoid the nightmare of probate and, most notably, to deliver well-crafted estate plans to clients based upon their lifestyles, professions, and specific situations. Mr. Cohen is a co-author of the book, Past, Present and Future: Guide to Leaving a Lasting Legacy. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer in the area of estate planning and elder law.
Mr. Cohen is an active leader in his community and has provided significant pro bono work for community members over the years. He has received both a community leadership award presented by U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and a Proclamation from the Council of the City of New York in honor of all of his outstanding service contributions.
From humble beginnings to highly successful legal advocacy, Mr. Cohen’s firm has done exceptionally well for its clients. Mr. Cohen is a member of the 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). Mr. Cohen has also been rated as a Superb attorney by AVVO, the highest rating that organization can bestow.
Mr. Cohen earned his Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law, cum laude and completed his undergraduate work at Cleveland State University. He is a member of the prestigious American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, an organization committed to promoting the highest standards of excellence in the profession. In additional, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s elder law, estates and trusts sections.
Mr. Cohen lives in Queens with his wife and two young children. During his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling, and the outdoors. He is an active member of the community and has a special interest in philanthropy.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Real Estate
- Estate Planning
- Elder Law
- New York, 2002
- Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
- J.D. - 2002
- Honors: cum laude
- Cleveland State University
- B.A. - 1995
- Honors: Departmental Honors
- Honors: Dean’s List
- Co-Author: "Past, Present and Future: Guide to Leaving a Lasting Legacy"
Honors and Awards
- Community Leadership Award in recognition of Community Leadership, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer
- Proclamation in honor of Outstanding Service Contributions to the City, Council of the City of New York
- Superb Attorney, AVVO
- Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Member
- New York State Bar Association, Estates and Trusts Section, Member