Mr. Cohen focuses his practice in civil litigation defending individuals and businesses against claims of premises liability, products liability, construction liability, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. He also defends medical professionals who provide care within the Illinois Department of Corrections in both civil rights and medical malpractice lawsuits.
Prior to joining Bollinger, Connolly, Krause, Mr. Cohen was an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Illinois Attorney General in Springfield, Illinois. There he handled numerous federal lawsuits in the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois and gained extensive trial experience.
Mr. Cohen has taken four federal jury trials to verdict each time returning a successful defense verdict for his client. During law school, he received CALI awards for the top grade in his class in Trial Advocacy, Law Practice Management and Electronic Discovery. Mr. Cohen was a member of his law school’s trial team and competed nationally in trial advocacy competitions.