Kenneth S. Cohen
Cohen Law Office
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Ken Cohen began practicing law in Jackson, Wyoming in 1973. During
the past 30 years he has handled numerous divorce and custody cases
(representing both fathers and mothers); business and real estate transactions;
incorporations and other start-up business entities including LLCs and
partnerships; construction litigation, contract disputes, and personal
Cohen was Teton County’s first public defender during the mid-1970s, and
he has continued to handle criminal cases throughout the years. Cohen has
represented various local businesses in their day-to-day legal matters as
well as in the courtroom, including Freedom Arms, a world famous Wyoming
gun manufacturing company based in Freedom, Wyoming which he has represented
since 1985; MinervaHealth, Inc., an emerging presence in the healthcare
industry and creator of the medical credit card; Plan One/Architects, one
of the leading commercial/industrial architectural firms in Wyoming; and
Prime Properties of Jackson Hole, a well known real estate brokerage firm
in Teton County.
Cohen moved to Jackson Hole in 1972. He grew up in New York (Long Island)
25 miles east of Manhattan, graduated from Washington College in 1966 with
Honors in Philosophy, and received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School
in 1969. He worked as a lawyer with the federal government in Washington, D.C.
for three years prior to moving to Wyoming.
Cohen is also a single parent with three children ranging in age from 37
(grown and gone) to 19 (in college) to 13 years old (living at home).
In 1999 Cohen began writing a column on law-related subjects for the Jackson
Hole Guide. The following year he received an award from the Wyoming Press
Association for First Place in Column Writing for a weekly publication. He
has written more than 50 articles on various legal issues including mediation;
anatomy of a jury trial; construction disputes; custody; drunk driving;
healthcare; collecting money judgments; starting a business; forming a
corporation, LLC or partnership; divorces; teen courts; and real estate
transactions, to name a few.
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