Allyson H. Cohen

Allyson H. Cohen

Allyson H. Cohen

Location:
Westborough, Massachusetts
Phone:
508-366-8805
508-986-9548
Fax:
508-366-8803
Email:

Lady Law, Attorney Allyson Hope Cohen is a Boston University Law School graduate. Attorney Cohen is licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the state of Georgia. Attorney Cohen is also a Certified Civil Mediator. She is qualified to practice before The Massachusetts Supreme Court, The First Circuit Court of Appeals, The Georgia Supreme Court, The Georgia Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Attorney Cohen is one of the few attorneys admitted to practice before the Supreme Court Of The United States.

Attorney Cohen is the Radio Talk Show Host of Legal Ease which airs on WTAG  94.9FM/580AM and broadcast live across the nation on iheartmedia Saturdays at 11:00am. Legal Ease focuses on healthcare laws and generational planning while teaching consumers how to advocate for themselves and their loved ones. Attorney Cohen is also a regular contributor and legal analyst on The Jim Polito Show as well as a frequent guest host on the Jordan Levy Show. Attorney Cohen focuses her practice on Elder and Healthcare Law, including estate and succession planning, and Business and Employment Law. Attorney Cohen has successfully represented law enforcement officers, high level executives, doctors, physician’s assistants, radio personalities and teachers in a number of employment matters and employment contracts. She has successfully advised Corporate Clients on personnel policy and procedure manuals, compliance issues and regulatory matters concerning the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority.

Attorney Cohen has served on the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School Board of Trustees for the past four years. For the past year, she has held the position of Secretary and is the co-chair of the Governance Committee. Attorney Cohen has also served as a member of the B.U. Law School Alumni Association's Executive Committee for 4 years. She has held the role of Parliamentarian, Vice-President, and currently serving as the President of The Law School Alumni Association.

Other noteworthy events include Attorney Cohen’s current appeal pending before the Supreme Court of the United States on the issue of sovereign immunity and state agencies, and her success in overturning of a mayoral election which reached the Supreme Court in Georgia and was affirmed unanimously by all 7 Georgia Supreme Court Justices.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Northeastern University
    • B.S. cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boston University School of Law Executive Committee, President, 2016
  • Boston University School of Law Executive Committee, President Elect, 2015
  • Boston University School of Law Executive Committee, Vice President, 2014 - 2015
  • Boston University School of Law Executive Committee, Parliamentarian, 2013 - 2014
  • Boston University School of Law Executive Committee, 2012 - Present
  • Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Board of Trustees, Co-Chair Governance Committee, 2016
  • Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Special Education Task Force, 2016
  • Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Board of Trustees, Governance Chair, 2015
  • Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Board of Trustees, Secretary, 2015
  • Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Board of Trustees, Member, 2013 - Present
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Worcester Bar Association, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, Member