Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. Attorney Profiles

Jason Cohn

Jason D. Cohn

Saar Swartzon

Saar Swartzon

Meet Attorney Jason D. Cohn

Jason Cohn is a true California native, born and raised in Orange County. After high school, Jason attended the University of Southern California (USC) where he studied business administration at the Marshall School of Business. While at USC, Jason attended the prestigious Entrepreneur Program and was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, where he befriended Cohn & Swartzon's co-founder, Saar Swartzon. After graduating college in 1994, and following his attorney father's footsteps, Jason attended Whittier Law School.

While at Whittier Law School, Jason was invited to join, and became a member of, the Whittier Law Review and Moot Court Honors Board. He also provided private tutoring and was regularly included on the Dean's List. Jason graduated from Whittier Law School in 1997, cum laude, and returned to Orange County to practice law. Jason began his legal career practicing business litigation and personal injury defense for a well-respected law firm in Newport Beach.

In 2003, after his father passed away and tired of the insurance companies stance against those injured in personal injury claims, Jason opened his own law practice. Thereafter, in 2008, Jason with his long-time friend and colleague Saar, founded Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. Since 2003, Jason has represented and assisted hundreds of victims in personal injury matters, ranging from minor to catastrophic. Jason's goals are to not only obtain the best possible result for clients, but to work with them one-on-one. By doing so, Jason provides the highest level of client service which he would expect to receive as a client.

Professional Memberships & Honors:

Apart from being AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for five years, which is the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards, Jason is also a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. Less than 1% of all practicing lawyers throughout the United States have been inducted into these forums, as only those who have secured high-value settlements, awards or verdicts on behalf of their clients are extended membership. Furthermore, Jason is rated as superb (10/10) by AVVO. Jason is also a member of several other professional organizations, including:

  • The American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • The Consumer Attorney's Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • The Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA)
  • Entrepreneurs Organization (EO)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Named to the Super Lawyers® list in 2014, 2015 and 2016

Jason was also selected to the Super Lawyers® list for two consecutive years (2014, 2015 and 2016), and prior to that he was selected to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars. By being chosen to the Super Lawyers® list, he has proven his competence in the field of personal injury law and has demonstrated his ability to fight for the best possible results for each of his clients. Each nominee is evaluated based on 12 criteria in the areas of peer recognition and legal achievements. He has been selected as a lawyer who is set apart from others within his field.

Jason is licensed to practice law in all California State Courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and most Federal District Courts in California. He also formerly sat as a temporary judge in the Los Angeles County courts, and has guest lectured at USC, numerous times at Whittier Law School, and on several radio shows. Jason is now an Adjunct Professor of Law at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa. He was named a Top Attorney in Orange County by the OC Metro Magazine. This magazine assesses attorneys on their years of experience, education, background, and board certification to determine the top attorneys in each area.

Jason's Personal Interests:

Jason currently lives in Orange County, CA with his family. In his free time, he enjoys sports cars, off-roading, off-road motorcycle riding, camping, air shows and watching all types of auto-racing. He has even participated in numerous off-road races, such as the SCORE Baja 1000 in Baja, California and the Best of the Desert - Vegas to Reno race. Jason also enjoys good barbecue, skiing in Mammoth, deep sea fishing, boating and wine tasting.

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Meet Attorney Saar Swartzon

Before taking up a career in law, Saar Swartzon attended the University of Southern California (USC) – from which he graduated in 1995, cum laude, with his B.A. in political science. Shortly thereafter, he received his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in 1998. He graduated near the top of his class while at law school, won two national trial competitions as a member of the Interscholastic Trial Advocacy Team and even served as a law journal editor. Since then, Mr. Swartzon has focused his attention on the practice of personal injury law as a partner at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C.

Throughout his many years in practice, he has earned a number of prestigious recognitions – among which include an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. This is the highest rating that a lawyer can receive for general ethical standards and professional ability. Furthermore, he was recently invited to join the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. Membership in this organization is limited to less than 1% of all attorneys in the U.S. Both of these honors serve as a testament to the fact that he is an exceptionally skilled trial lawyer. He has also been listed in the Super Lawyers® Magazine in the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Professional Memberships & Achievements:

  • Member of the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • Member of the American Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Adjunct professor at Southwestern University School of Law
  • Named to the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠
  • Named to the Super Lawyers® list in 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Named a Top Attorney in Orange County by OC Metro Magazine

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