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I am a Southern California native.  When not practicing law, I enjoy automobile racing, skiing, deep sea fishing, travel and visiting the wine country.  I have a tremendous, very close group of friends from USC with whom I try to spend time with as often as possible.  


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%



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Contact info

Cohn & Swartzon, P.C.

1851 East First Street
Suite 630
Santa Ana, CA, 92705

Palm Springs Office

74133 El Paseo
Suite B
Palm Desert, CA, 92260-4119



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorneys in Orange CountyTop Attorneys in Orange County2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top Attorneys in Orange CountyOC Metro Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale Hubbell2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Contributing MemberWhittier Law Review1997
Deans ListWhittier Law School1997
Winner - Trial Advocacy CompetitionWhittier Moot Court Honors Board1997
Juris Doctor - Cum LaudeWhittier Law School1997
American Jurisprudence Award - BankruptcyAmerican Jurisprudence1997
Deans ListWhittier Law School1996
Deans ListWhittier Law School1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorWhittier Law School2015 - Present
Managing PartnerCohn & Swartzon, P.C.2008 - Present
Judge Pro TemLos Angeles Superior Court2007 - Present
Managing AttorneyLaw Offices of Jason D. Cohn2003 - 2008
Associate AttorneyFerruzzo & Ferruzzo, LLP1998 - 2003
Associate AttorneyAronowitz and Armstrong, LLP1997 - 1998
Private Tutor for Law StudentsWhittier Law School1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2014 - Present
Orange County Jewish Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
South Orange County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
ProVisorsMember2010 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember2008 - Present
Lex Romana - OC Italian Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1997 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1996 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember1995 - Present
Alpha Epsilon PiLife Member1991 - Present
Entrepreneurs OrganizationMember2010 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DRSI v. Anthony Y.Judgment for $750,000.00
Claude G. v. Ricardo P.Judgment for $6,925,270.00
Larry W. v. Confidential law Enforcement Defendants6 Figure Confidential Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Doctora Ana MagazineUnknown Facts About Truancy2011
Whittier Law ReviewThe Lost Chance Tort Doctrine in California1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Southern California Law SchoolBusiness AdministrationOther - Bachelors1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Solo and Small Firm SummitAnatomy of a Personal Injury Case2014
Solo and Small Firm SummitThe Business of Law2014
Orange County Paralegal AssocationPersonal Injury for the Paralegal2014
Monthly MCLE MeetingBusiness of the Law2014
Whittier Law School ConferenceEthics and Professionalism Discussion2013
Whittier Law School ConferenceAdvice for small firms and solo practicioners2013
Trial AdvocacyTips the for new lawyer2011
Entrepreneurs OrganizationCommercial Insurance Considerations for the Entrepreneur2011
Law Practice Management for Current Law StudentsLaw Practice Management2007
Guest SpeakerJustice System in America2006