Attorney Jody A. Cohen Press

I bring multiple facets of estate planning experience to our law firm having  been a bank trust officer, an insurance company advanced concept attorney and a financial planner.  I hold the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations. 

 

I am a volunteer attorney with the Minnesota State Bar Association's "Wills for Heroes" Program for first responders.  I am also the Past Chair & a current member of the Bar Associations' Insurance for Members Committee. 

 

I earned my law degree from William  Mitchell College of Law and my undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota,

 

I have published the following works and have taught the following classes:

 

"Paying for Long-Term Care: Long-Term Care  Insurance", Elder Law Handbook published by Minnesota Continuing Legal  Education, Contributing Author

 

"Paying for Long-Term Care: Reverse Mortgages",  Elder Law Handbook published by Minnesota Continuing  Legal Education, Contributing Author 

 

"Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust  With Commentary" published by 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, Co-Author

 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, “Planning & Drafting for Small Estates.” Course Chair

 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education: Elder Law Institute, "A Look Inside Long-Term Care Insurance Policies: Legal Requirements, Federal Partnerships and Claim Disputes.” Speaker

 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Webcast: Elder Law Manual: Long-Term Care Insurance. Speaker

 

Ramsey County Bar Association, "Trust Tidbits," Speaker

 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, “Drafting Wills  & Trusts” Speaker

 

Ramsey County Bar Association, "Ethics and Elimination of Bias: Aging Attorneys and Their Clients"  Speaker

 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education/Hennepin County Bar Association, "What if Opposing Counsel Disappears or Isn't Doing Their  Job?" Speaker

 

Minnesota Planned Giving Council Conference, "Awareness When Working with Vulnerable Adults" Speaker

 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, Ramsey County Bar  Association, "Emotional and Psychological Aspects of Estate Planning & Probate" Speaker

 

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education: Elder Law Institute,  "A Long-Term Care Partnership Program: Diamond in the Rough or Broken Glass?" Speaker

 

LifeSpan Services, Inc., "Estate Planning for  Mid-Career & Pre-Retirement Employees" Guest Speaker