Michael J. Cohan

Michael J. Cohan: Attorney with Webster, Henry, Bradwell, Cohan, Speagle & DeShazo, P.C.
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1986 graduate of The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina, where he obtained a B.S. in Business Administration. Thereafter, he worked as a claims and marketing representative for a professional liability insurer in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Cohan graduated from Cumberland School of Law, obtaining his J.D. degree in 1993 and has since practiced throughout the State of Alabama. Mr. Cohan represents governmental entities, corporations, insurance companies and their insureds in a variety of legal interests, including workers' compensation, retaliatory discharge, personal injury, contract litigation, products liability, bad faith and fraud. Mr. Cohan has acted as General Counsel for several housing authorities for several years. His practice includes state and federal courts in Alabama and Georgia. He is admitted to the Alabama and Georgia Bar as well as all Federal District Courts in Alabama and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Cohan has also been appointed Special Judge of Probate, Montgomery County, Alabama. Mr. Cohan serves in the United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General's Corps, currently assigned to the 213th LSO. Mr. Cohan lives in Montgomery, with his wife, Shelby, and their son, Adams, and daughter, Sara Pierce.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Subrogation
  • Insurance
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
  • Products Liability
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Military Law
  • Education Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation
  • Governmental Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
334-649-7109  Phone
334-264-9599  Fax
University Attended:
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, B.S.B.A., 1986; United States Army, Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course, 2003
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1993, Alabama; 1993, Georgia
American Bar Association; Alabama State Bar; State Bar of Georgia; Montgomery County Bar Association; Montgomery Claims Association (Past President); Alabama Defense Research Institute; Housing and Development Law Institute; Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.
Captain, United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General's Corps
Birth Information:
Washington, D.C., 1965

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (7 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/20/12 in Litigation

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/20/12 in Defense Litigation

    Excellant attorney. Very knowledgable in the areas in which he practices. Well thought of in the legal community.

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    Montgomery, AL
    Winter Loeb Building , 105 Tallapoosa Street Suite 101 , P.O. Box 239
    Montgomery, AL 36101-0239

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