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Shari B. Cohen, Of Counsel

Director of Business Development

 

Shari B. Cohen has been practicing law in South Florida since 1989 and has extensive experience in Estate Planning, Probate and Estate and Trust Administration. We are pleased to announce that she has joined the Siegel Law Group and will be of counsel beginning September 1, 2019.

After law school, Shari spent several years as an associate handling a wide range of cases, including commercial litigation, adoptions, guardianships and probate. She practiced on her own for a few years. Shari then became the managing attorney at a Boca Raton boutique law firm for almost fourteen years practicing estate planning, probate and estate and trust administration.

A former teacher, Shari graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education and then earned a Master’s degree from the University of Miami in Education.  She was an instructor for the LSAT at Florida Atlantic University.  She then continued her education and graduated from the University of Miami School of Law with a Juris Doctorate.

Shari has been happily married to her husband, Jeffrey, for 29 years and is proud of their three adult daughters.

Practice Areas:

Estate Planning – Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Durable Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Quit Claim Deeds, Trust Administration, Probate

Bar Admissions:

The Florida Bar, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1989
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1989
U.S. Tax Court, 1989

Education:

Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Arts, Education, 1980
University of Miami, Master of Science, Education, 1982
University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1988

Professional Memberships:

Real Property and Probate Section of the Florida Bar and the South County Florida Bar Association; Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council; Florida Association of Women Lawyers; South Florida Jewish Federation, Professional Advisory Committee; Jewish Adoptions and Foster Care Options (JAFCO); Hadassah

Authored Publications:

COBRA, The Friendly Snake, Health Law Journal 1990
SMART TIPS in Estate Planning Column, Boca News and Delray News 2019
Estate Planning and Divorce, Advocate Magazine 2019