Gary J. Cohen
Gary J. Cohen has been with Mesch, Clark & Rothschild since he graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1993. A partner in the Litigation Section, Cohen’s practice focuses on medical malpractice, civil rights, personal injury, employment and appellate law. Gary has been a Judge Pro Tem since 2004 with the Pima County Superior Court.
Gary has given presentations at seminars, including the Arizona State Bar convention, regarding various aspects of trial practice and appellate advocacy. He is the Chair-elect for the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Arizona. His written articles include “An Arizona Lawyer’s Guide Through the Morass of the Self-Critical Analysis Privilege” and “Juris Doctrines,” published in the Arizona Attorney, and “Voir Dire and Medical Malpractice,” published in Medical Errors and Litigation: Investigation and Case Preparation. Gary recently co-authored a comprehensive "Guide For Self-Represented ("Pro Se" or "Pro Per") Appellants and Appellees."
He currently serves the community as a board member of the Gootter Foundation, Jewish Community Center, a member of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Committee, and as a member of the Southern Arizona Wishmakers Advisory Roundable, Gary previously was an appointee to the Tucson City Magistrate Merit Selection Committee and provided free tennis lessons to Native American students during the school year through an organization he founded, Pride Tennis. In 2006, Gary was named as one of the eight “Up and Comers” by Inside Tucson Business, as well as one of the “40 Under 40" by Tucson Business Edge.
While an undergraduate at Northwestern University, Gary was a four-year letterman on the varsity tennis team that won the Big Ten Conference Title in 1990, a two-year member of the NCAA Academic/Athletic All-American Team, and a recipient of the Director’s Award for having the highest grade point average of any varsity athlete in his graduating class.
Areas of practice include:
He was on what? ... And got what? Drugs, Alcohol, & Workers' Compensation
In Case Of An Auto or Home Accident
Pregnancy and Workplace Discrimination: A High-Risk Combination
The Appellate Process
The U.S. Supreme Court Makes It Harder for Employees to Claim
When Mercy Meets Justice – An Overview of Arizona's Adult Protective Services Act (APSA)