As a young man, Harvey enlisted in the US Army. He enrolled in the G.I. Bill program that ultimately helped him pay for college. Mr. Cohen earned his Bachelor’s degree from UCF with the help from the G.I. Bill. Harvey then went on to law school at Stetson University College of Law in Saint Pete Florida.
Because of his service, Mr. Cohen is actively involved in organizations that benefit veterans including VFW, American Legion, Jewish War Veterans, USVA, and the Women’s Veterans Association. Any Veteran can call Cohen Law Group for a free consultation directly with one of our experienced attorneys at any time.
After graduating from Stetson School of Law, Mr. Harvey V. Cohen was employed by the State Attorney’s Office. As a state prosecutor, Mr. Cohen handled thousands of criminal cases. He conducted over 40 jury trials, executed extensive motion practice, and conducted countless depositions. Later, Mr. Cohen branched out as a solo practitioner without staff or associates. He has since grown his firm to over 65 attorneys and 155 employees.
After the numerous hurricanes in Florida in 2004 and 2005, Mr. Cohen represented homeowners who suffered hurricane damage to their homes. Mr. Cohen has literally handled thousands and thousands of insurance claims. Mr. Cohen is known throughout the state of Florida and nationwide as the go to attorney for cases as it pertains to the restoration industry.
Mr. Cohen has been a presenter for the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) and other professional trade groups. The RIA is the oldest and largest nonprofit, professional trade association dedicated to providing leadership and promoting best practices through advocacy standards and professional qualifications for the restoration industry. They represent over 20,000 members. Mr. Cohen teaches courses that provide continuing education credits approved through the IICRC. The IICRC certifies restoration companies for trade specific talents. IICRC courses keep restoration professionals abreast of the latest techniques, technology, and education for the restoration industry. Mr. Cohen’s IICRC approved courses cover essentail information on insurance claims.
Harvey and Cohen Law Group are Community Associations Institute (CAI) members in numerous chapters – Suncoast, West Florida, Gold Coast, Southeast Florida, & South Gulf Coast. Mr. Cohen is also a member of the South East Florida Apartment Association (SEFAA). and the State of Florida Property Managers Association (SFPMA).
Mr. Cohen is licensed by the State of Florida to teach courses that provide continuing education (CE) credits for Community Association Managers (CAMs), Property Managers (PMs), and Contractors.
Cohen Law Group are great supporters of the community.
Mr. Cohen is very involved with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and many
other charities including:
Mr. Cohen fights on your behalf to protect your rights as a contractor, small business, and homeowner from insurance companies. Mr. Cohen will continue the fight because It’s About Justice!