Mr. Cohen commenced practice, as a sole practitioner, in California in 1994. Previously, Mr. Cohen practiced as a sole practitioner in South Africa from 1979 through 1991. In 2000, Mr. Cohen was appointed associate counsel to NASA’S multi-media partner. Mr. Cohen has engaged in complex litigation in the United States, South Africa, Switzerland, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Canada and recovered many millions of dollars for clients. Mr. Cohen’s most notable accomplishment was negotiating a multi-million dollar settlement from a large financial institution, participating in a check kiting fraud scheme. In 1979 Mr. Cohen established the Law Offices of Ivan P. Cohen, which is a general civil litigation & debt collection litigation law firm, practicing in the areas of debt collection, business & finance, creditor’s rights, real estate & construction and personal injury. We aid, advice and represent a diverse local, national and international clientele, including, individuals, public and private corporations, large and small businesses and banking and financial institutions. Our lawyers have extensive experience with the full cycle of dispute resolution, from investigation and pre-trial discovery to courtroom representation. They are also skilled negotiators with broad experience in alternative dispute resolution venues, including arbitration and mediation.