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Jay Cohen - Fort Lauderdale, FL

One Financial PlazaSuite 1100100 SouthEast Third Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Fort Lauderdale Medical Malpractice Lawyer

About Jay Cohen

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Employment Litigation

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1980
  • Texas, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Florida Bar (Member)
  • Texas Bar (Member)
  • Broward County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • ABOTA – Ft. Lauderdale (Member)
  • Florida Justice Association (Member)
  • Broward County Justice Association (Member)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Legislation Committee, 2008 - Present (Chair)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Program Evaluation Committee , 2008 - Present (Chair)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Budget Committee , 2008 - Present (Member)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Disciplinary Review Committee , 2008 - Present (Member)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Judicial Independence Committee , 2008 - Present (Member)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Trial Lawyer Section Liaison, 2008 - Present (Member)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Special Committee Studying Decline of Jury Trials , 2008 - Present (Co-Chair )
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Judicial Administration Selection Committee , 2008 - Present (Member)
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Judicial Nominating Commission Selections , 2008 - Present (Member)

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of Florida, 1975
    B.S.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: With Honors

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, The Urban League

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (Formerly)
  • Adjunct Professor, St. Thomas University School of Law

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Jay Cohen

Included on the 2024 Florida Super Lawyers list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Florida Super Lawyers list

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Honors

  • Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite
  • Best Lawyers of America
  • Super Lawyers of Florida
  • AV Preeminent, Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer, Daily Business Review
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Broward County Bar Association’s Professionalism Award

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Office Information

Address

One Financial PlazaSuite 1100100 SouthEast Third Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Fax

  • (954) 763-6093

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