Dona Cohn-Payne has been practicing personal injury law for over 27 years. She has extensive experience in automobile personal injury, civil litigation, medical malpractice, premises liability, and products liability. She has been heavily involved in all aspects of litigation and mediation process.
Ms. Cohn-Payne is also a judge pro-tem, a discovery facilitator with the Sonoma County Superior Court and a court approved Sonoma County Superior Court mediator. In the past, Ms. Cohn-Payne has acted as a settlement conference panelist for the San Francisco County Superior Court. She has been a consulting editor for Matthew Bender's Automobile Liability publication of Practice and Pleadings and a contributing editor of The Art of Advocacy and California Forms of Jury Instructions published by Lexus Nexis. Additionally, she is also co-author of The California Automobile Collision Handbook. Ms. Cohn-Payne has been a guest lecturer providing her expertise in the area of premises liability law.
She has been a Florida State Bar member since 1983 and a member of the California State Bar since 1989. Memberships include: Consumer Attorneys of California, Sonoma Bar Association.
Dona Cohn-Payne of Cohn Law Firm Tel: (707) 935-9393 Fax: (707) 935-9396 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1983||01/11/2016|
|President||Cohn Law Firm||2002 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Sonoma County Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1989 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Member||1989 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||1983 - Present|
|Auto Collision, Plaintiff Suffers Ligament & Knee Injury||$623,500.00|
|Carbon Dioxide Poisoning||$1 Million Dollars|
|Dangerous Condition of Property-Fractured Ankle||$335,000.00|
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|Practice & Pleadings||Automobile Liability||2007|
|California Automobile Collision Handbook||Co-Author||2006|
|The Art of Advocacy||Expert Witness Examination||2006|
|Northeastern University School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|Mealey's Commercial Premises Liability||premises liability law||2004|