Accidents & Personal Injury Wrongful Death Motor Vehicle Accidents Construction Accidents Business Litigation
New York U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 3rd Circuit, 4th Circuit U.S. District Court U.S. Court of Federal Claims Foreign Legal Consultant in Ontario, Canada Virginia
Howard B. Cohen concentrates his practice on the prosecution and trial of substantial accident and personal injury claims, which include automobile accidents, wrongful death claims, construction accident and fall-down defect claims. He also prosecutes substantial commercial and securities law and fraud claims.
Howard serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Buffalo Law School, where he instructs trial techniques. His community service includes service on the board of the United Way of Erie County, Kids Escaping Drugs, the Amherst Seniors Foundation, Compass House and Headway Inc. of Western New York.
He has received a number of community service awards. In addition, Howard is active with the National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Western Region, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Erie Bar Association committee on Professional Ethics and currently serves as President of the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association. Howard also lectures at continuing legal education programs for attorneys on trial practice and professional ethics.
California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, J.D. with Honors State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York, B.A.
Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, president National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers American Board of Trial Advocates Erie County Bar Association, Professional Ethics Committee New York State Trial Lawyers Association-Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group American Association for Justice, Advocate New York State Bar Association Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA), arbitrator
Adjunct Faculty, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, 2001-present United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, past Board Director: Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services Foundation, Inc. D/B/A Kids Escaping Drugs, current Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation Inc. Compass House Headway of Western New York Inc. affiliate of People Inc., advisory council Lou Gehrig Youth Baseball, Chairman, past
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