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Jason D. Cohn

A true California native, Jason D. Cohn was born and raised in Orange County. Staying close to home after graduating high school, he attended the prestigious Entrepreneur Program at the University of Southern California’s (USC) Marshall School of Business. While a student at USC, Jason was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and befriended his fellow fraternity brother, Saar Swartzon. Little did Jason know, years later he and Saar would later be the founders of their own law firm - Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. Nonetheless, upon graduating from USC in 1994, Jason decided to follow his now late-father’s legal career by attending Whittier Law School in Los Angeles.

Jason excelled as a law student; he would hold private tutoring sessions and was regularly included on the Dean’s List. Due to Jason's excellent performance in law school, he was invited to join the Whittier Law Review and Moot Court Honors Board. In 1997, Jason graduated from Whittier Law School, cum laude, and relocated back to Orange County from Los Angeles. Jason began practicing law as a business litigator and then later, a personal injury defense attorney for a distinguished law firm in Newport Beach.

Jason's father, a fellow lawyer, tragically passed away in 2003. Since Jason was tired of the stance insurance companies generally take against individuals asserting personal injury claims, and wanting to turn a tragedy into something positive, he started his own practice in his late-father's former office, switching sides to represent the injured. After running his own law practice for approximately 5 years, in 2008, Jason teamed up with long-time friend and colleague Saar Swartzon; together they founded the law firm of Cohn & Swartzon, P.C.

Since 2003, Jason has been representing and assisting hundreds of clients through their personal injury matters. These matters range from relatively minor to catastrophic. The main goal at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. is to achieve the best possible outcome by working with each client one-on-one. Jason strives to provide the highest level of client service through personally understanding each client’s unique circumstances and closely tailoring an approach to their case.

Jason is licensed to practice law in most Federal District Courts in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all California State courts. In addition, Jason previously sat as a temporary judge in the Los Angeles County court system. As an alumni, he has also been a guest lecturer at USC and numerous times at Whittier Law School. In 2015 and 2016, Jason also worked as an Adjunct Professor at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa. In the media, he has appeared as a guest on several radio shows and was named as one of the Top Attorneys in Orange County by OC Metro Magazine. OC Metro Magazine surveys the top attorneys in the area by assessing the quality of each attorney taking into account: years of experience, education, background, and board certification.

Jason's Personal Interests

During Jason’s personal time, he enjoys activities such as air shows, sports cars, watching all types of auto-racing, wine tasting, and enjoying good barbecue. Additionally, during Jason’s time off, he also enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including deep sea fishing, skiing in Mammoth, camping, off-road motorcycle riding, and off-roading. Jason has even been a participant in off-road events like the SCORE Baja 1000 race in Baja, California, and the Best of the Desert - Vegas to Reno race.

Education

  • USC, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (1994)
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., Cum Laude (1997)

Awards

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2011, 2012
  • Super Lawyers® 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®

Professional Associations

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)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)

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