Fredrick S. (Rick) Cohen CFLS

Fredrick S. (Rick) Cohen CFLS

Location:
Sacramento, California
Phone:
916-925-7177
Fax:
916-925-7117
Email:

Fredrick S. (Rick) Cohen is a Certified Family Law Specialist (State Bar of California Legal Specialization). Mr. Cohen’s practice includes full-service family law litigation as well as associating in as lead trial counsel to assist other attorneys with depositions, settlement conferences, and trials. Rick is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS) and he is the 2015 Chair of the Family Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association. He frequently presents continuing education programs on family law and family law litigation. Mr. Cohen received his law degree from U.C. Davis and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • High Asset Property Division
  • Spousal Support

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Certified by State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1989

Education

  • University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, California
    • JD - 1989
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1986
    • Honors: Sophomore Honors Award
    • Major: Political Science

References

  • Victoria Linder
  • Diane Wasznicky
  • Myrlys Stockdale
  • Kristine Cummings

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015
  • Super Lawyers, January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Family Law Specialists, Board Member, 2007 - Present
  • Family Law Section of SCBA, Executive Committee, 1997 - Present
  • Children's Counsel Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association, Vice-Chair, 2007 - 2011
  • Family Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association, Custody Sub-Committee, 2008 - 2011
  • American Inns of Court
  • Placer County Superior Court, Family Law Trials, 2009 - Present
  • Family Law Short Cause Hearing Calendars, 2009 - Present
  • Family Law Settlement Departments, 2008 - Present
  • Sacramento County Superior Court, Family Law Settlement Department , Judge Pro Tem, 2004 - Present
  • Sacramento County Superior Court Judicial Arbitrator, 2006 - Present
  • Sacramento County Superior Court Fee Arbitrator, 1996 - Present
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Attorney/Client Relations Committee, 1995 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Peta Lewis Hellisey, Principal Litigator, 1995 - 1996
  • Hennelly & Grossfeld, Associate Attorney, 1989 - 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Ad Hoc Committee, Minor's Counsel Training, 2007 - 2008
  • Advisory Committee, Voluntary Legal Services Program, 1996 - 1998
  • Board of Directors, Alzheimer's Association, Greater Sacramento Area Chapter Judge Pro Tem, 1993 - 1999
  • Small Claims Court Minor's Counsel Panel, Sacramento County Superior Court