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Michael R. Cohen

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

25 total 

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  • Daniel R Skarie

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I had the pleasure of attending the DUI Defense Lawyers Association summer conference with Atty. Cohen. Michael is an extremely skilled and knowledgeable trial attorney. I would have no hesitation referring a friend or family member to Atty. Cohen.


    Daniel Skarie DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Heather Crosby Pauls

    While Mike and I do not work together anymore, I believe Mike to be hands-down the number one defense attorney in the area. He might not be warm and fuzzy, but he gets the job done and does a great job for his clients. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Mike.


    Heather Pauls Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Cohen Law Offices, LLC

17 S Barstow St
PO Box 1938
Eau Claire, WI, 54702-1938


WIGood Standing199103/01/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Forensic Chromatography IX: Blood Testing Theory & PracticeAmerican Chemical Society2013
Forensic Chromatography: Solid Drug Dose Testing IIIAmerican Chemical Society2013
(NHTSA)/(IACP) Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) CoursePlatt and Associates2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Supreme Court Preliminary Review CommitteeAttorney Member2006 - 2009
Eau Claire County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of DirectorsN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Eau Claire Morning RotaryPast President - Former Board MemberN/A
Chippewa River IndustriesChairman-Board of DirectorsN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. ZarnkeSupreme Court Reversed Court of Appeals
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Dartmouth College N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lunch and the LawEvidenced Based Practice in Eau Claire and its Procedures and Effects2011
Lunch and the LawNew OWI Law Changes and Effects2010
Lunch and the LawImplications of Specific USSC Cases on Duties of Defense Counsel Towards Non-citizens2010