Scott Cohen

Scott Cohen - Krohn & Moss, Ltd.



Scott Cohen
Krohn & Moss, Ltd.
10 N. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

312-578-9428 ext 217

   

Scott Cohen
Krohn & Moss, Ltd.

Attorney Profile
Law School

Ohio Northern University
1993 - 1996

Website

http://www.yourlemonlawrights.com

312-578-9428 ext 217


Scott M. Cohen is a consumer attorney concentrating his practice in breach of warranty, lemon law, consumer fraud, and fair debt collection actions. Mr. Cohen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in May 1993. He earned his law degree from Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law in May 1996. While at Ohio Northern University, Mr. Cohen was an Associate Editor of the Ohio Northern University Law Review.

Mr. Cohen was licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Illinois in November 1996 and the Supreme Court of Indiana in 1999. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of Illinois, as well as the Northern District of Indiana. Additionally, Mr. Cohen is a member of the Federal Trial Bar.

Mr. Cohen has been employed as an attorney at Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® a multi-jurisdictional consumer protection law firm, since 1996 and has successfully handled thousands of consumer actions by means of settlement, court ordered arbitration, mediation, trial, or appeal. As nationwide appellate counsel for Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® he has successfully argued six (6) landmark consumer appeals before the Supreme Courts of the States of Illinois, Indiana, Florida, and Wisconsin. He has also successfully argued appeals of significant consumer interest before the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the appellate courts for the States of Illinois, California, Missouri, Georgia, and Florida. In total, he has presented oral argument to the above-listed appellate and supreme courts on approximately forty (40) occasions and has prevailed in well over fifty (50) appeals, including reversing over thirty (30) trial level decisions. Mr. Cohen also has tried approximately fifteen (15) consumer actions to verdict and has managed dozens of other appeals for Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® for which he did not personally appear.

In 2005, Mr. Cohen was selected by the Honorable Paddy McNamara of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois to be on the Commercial Litigation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association to draft pattern jury instructions for the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. Ultimately, pattern jury instructions shaped by Mr. Cohen's appellate achievements were approved by the Committee and submitted to the Illinois Supreme Court who adopted the instructions with very minor revisions in January of 2007. See Ill. Pattern Jury Instr. Civ. 185.01. These instructions are believed to be the only Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act pattern jury instructions in the nation.

Currently, Mr. Cohen manages several litigation departments of Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® including managing the firm's ongoing appeals. Mr. Cohen's advocacy continues to pave the way for consumers across the nation to be able to redress their grievances against some of the nation's largest corporations.

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