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Alan B. Cohn

Partner
Overview

Alan B. Cohn is a partner in the Wills, Trusts & Estates practice group at Greenspoon Marder. He focuses his practice on counseling individuals and families on estate and tax planning, philanthropic planning, trust formation, preparation and review of prenuptial, postnuptial and cohabitation agreements, among various other related matters.

Mr. Cohn also advises a wide array of clients in planning and establishing foundations and charitable trusts. He represents charitable organizations in connection with the receipt of gifts and bequests, as well as in their administrative affairs, including issues regarding formation.

Mr. Cohn graduated from the University of Florida in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, with honors. Following his graduation from the University of Florida Law School in 1984, he proceeded to earn his Master of Law Degree in Taxation from the University of Florida in 1985.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • LL.M., University of Florida Law School, 1985
  • J.D., University of Florida Law School, 1984
  • B.S., Accounting, University of Florida, 1981

 

Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Jewish Federation of Broward County, Board Chair
  • Estate Planning Council of Broward County, Member
  • Community Foundation of Broward, Professional Advisors Council Member
  • Israel Elwyn, Board Member
  • University of Florida Hillel, Board Member
  • Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El, Former President
  • Broward Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Rotary Club of Ft. Lauderdale/Cypress Creek, Past President
    • Rotary District 6990, Past District Governor and Foundation Chair
  • The Florida Bar, Member
    • Wills, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Taxation Committee, Member

Speaking Engagements

Awards

Recognitions

  • Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, “Top Lawyers” 2021 & 2022
  • U.S. News & World Report, “Best Lawyers in America,” Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, 2018-2022
  • Super Lawyers magazine, “Florida Super Lawyers,” Estate & Probate, 2008-2022
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Rated AV® Preeminent ™
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Rated Lawyer,” Taxation, 2012-2014
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Rated Lawyers,” 2012
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