Meet Attorney Jason D. Cohn

Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer

Jason Cohn

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:

Attorney Jason Cohn has been AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for several years, which is the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards. In 2017, he was given a Judicial AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which signifies he was selected to the organization by both his peers and the Judiciary, a true honor. 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, 2016 and 2017

Jason was also selected to the Super Lawyers® list for four consecutive years (2014-2017), 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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