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Matthew David Cohen

Matthew David Cohen

Practice areas:

Education, Health Care, Civil Rights

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Education: 70%
    33 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Health Care: 20%
    33 years, 500 cases
  3. Civil Rights: 10%
    33 years, 300 cases

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Matt Cohen and Associates

155 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 715
Chicago, IL, 60601


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198105/14/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois SuperLawyers- 2006-2011Illinois SuperLawyers2011
Illinois Leading Lawyers 2008-2011Leading Lawyers in America2011
Public Education AwardGreater Chicago Chapter, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill2010
Legislative Policy AwardChildren and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders2009
Professional of the Year AwardIllinois TASH1995

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Co-founder and PartnerMonahan and Cohen1990 - 2011

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Council of Parent Attorneys and AdvocatesPast Board Member & Current Pub Policy Comm Member2004 - Present
Ill. Attorney General's Special Education CommitteeChairperson1995 - Present
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderPast President1991 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Jessica Kingsley PressA Guide to Special Education Advocacy- What Parents, Advocates & Clinicians Need to Know2009
Illinois Planning Council on Developmental DisabilitiesBarriers to Inclusion in Local Schools in Illinois: A Blueprint for ChangeN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesLawN/A1981
Grinnell CollegeN/AN/A1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Special Education law ConferenceEthical Issues In Special Education Advocacy2012
International Learning Disabilities ConferenceTransition Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities2012
International CHADD ConferenceADA and Section 504 Accommodations for People with ADHD2011