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STEVEN M. COHEN, a partner with Pabian & Russell, LLP, received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Brandeis University and law degree cum laude from Boston University School of Law. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder law Attorneys. He is co-author of the Nursing Home Medicaid Eligibility Chapter in Estate Planning for the Aging and Incapacitated Client in Massachusetts published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.


Mr. Cohen speaks regularly before senior and professional groups including the American Bar Association, the Boston Tax Institute, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Harvard Medical School, as well as to health care professionals in hospitals and nursing homes.


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 100%

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  • Catherine M Geary

    Attorney Cohen works effectively and intelligently to create options and alternatives uniquely crafted for the individual circumstances of each case. I highly recommend Attorney Cohen.


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    I endorse this lawyer. I refer cases to him from my South Florida Elder law practice.


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Contact info

Pabian & Russell, LLC

One International Place, 8th Floor
Boston, MA, 02110

Pabian & Russell

15 Railroad Street
Andover, MA, 01810



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersBoston Magazine2012
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2011
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2010
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Bar AssociationCo-chair, Elder and Disability Committee2009 - 2012
MCLE Basics of Elder LawCochair2003 - 2012
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysBoard Member2001 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Continuing Legal EducationNursing Home Medicaid Eligibility Chapter in Estate PlanningN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Brandeis UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Representing Elders in CrisismElder abuse2013