Jay Cohen

Jay Cohen


Cohen Blostein & Ayala, PA

Recognized since 2008

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Florida attorney, Jay Cohen focuses his practice in Plaintiff Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice. As a senior partner at Cohen, Blostein & Ayala, P.A., he represents individuals and families who have suffered catastrophic loss due to the negligence of others. His experience and professionalism have earned him membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates, peer recognition from Super Lawyers, Florida’s Legal Elite and The Best Lawyers® in America, and an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. Twice, he has been named a Finalist in the DBR Most Effective Trial Lawyer in the Medical Malpractice category. He is also a recipient of America’s Top 100 Attorneys® Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Broward County Bar Association’s Professionalism Award.

Jay Cohen served on The Florida Bar’s Board of Governors for nine years and was a member of the Board of the Urban League of Broward County. He has taught law at Nova Southeastern University Law School and St. Thomas University School of Law. Jay was an undergraduate at the University of Florida and received his J.D. at South Texas College of Law.

Contact & Links

Location

  • One Financial Plaza, Suite 1100
    100 Southeast Third Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1978
  • Florida, 1980

Cohen Blostein & Ayala, PA
Headquarters: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Fort Lauderdale (2019)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Fort Lauderdale (2018)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Fort Lauderdale (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death

Awards:

  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys® Lifetime Achievement Award Broward County Bar Association’s Professionalism Award

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