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Stephen B. Cohen attended Harvard College, Vanderbilt University School of Law and has two degrees from Cambridge University (England). He has a Martindale-Hubbard ALM "AV" rating in Indiana and Illinois, has been listed in the "Best Lawyers in America" in the area of Real Estate attorneys in Illinois. and has a wide range of experience during the more than 50 years he has been an attorney, mediator and arbitrator. Stephen B. Cohen is an experienced attorney who has represented Plaintiffs and Defendants in several different areas of the law, has obtained several large verdicts, awards, and settlements for Plaintiffs, has successfully defended clients in Civil actions, and has represented parties in a significant number of Arbitration and Mediation matters. Stephen B. Cohen is an experienced Mediator and Arbitrator, is qualified for Court appointment for Mediation of Civil matters in Indiana. for Mediation of Complex legal matters in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County (IL), and for controversies in the Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County (IL). He is also a Chair Qualified Arbitrator for Mandatory Arbitration of cases assigned by the Municipal Court of Cook County (IL) and has been trained for Arbitration for the Mandatory Arbitration Pilot project for civil case arbitration of cases with damages of $75,000 in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County (IL). Stephen B. Cohen has been an active member of various committees of several State and Local Bar Associations. He was a past chair of the Condominium Subcommittee for the Real Property Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and a past member of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. He is also a past chair of the Illinois State Bar Association ADR Section Council, is a past President of the East Chicago. Indiana Bar Association. and is a current member of the Lake County. Indiana Bar Association Litigation committee. He is a past Vice -President of the North Suburban Bar Association (IL). He is a past Chair and current member of the Indiana State Bar Association ADR Section Council, member of the Litigation Committee Section Council, a member of the Indiana State Bar Association Ethics Committee, Wellness Committee, and Attorney Fee Dispute Committee. Mr. Cohen has authored articles for continuing legal education programs, and lectured on numerous legal matters over the past 50+ years. Stephen B. Cohen has performed legal services for sports organizations, including representation of a National Governing Body in Arbitration, has filed for 501(c) (3) status, prepared the organizational documents for athletic organizations, participated in the merger of athletic organizations, and is currently a member of the Athletes Board of Review for United States of America Track and Field. Mr. Cohen remains an active participate in Masters Track and Field competition. is a member of the Executive Committee for USATF Masters, is chair of the USATF Masters Anti -Doping and substance Abuse Committee, and is the USATF Masters Midwest Region Coordinator.
Mr. Cohen is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law and has Twice been included in the Real Estate Section of the book entitled "The Top Lawyers in America". Mr. Cohen has worked with contractors and developers throughout the state of Indiana. His real estate practice includes the representation of parties in the sale and purchase of commercial properties, construction law developers and contractors, all aspects of residential real estate, and real estate litigation. Mr. Cohen is also a title agent for Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. in Indiana and several title companies in Illinois. His Real Estate practice in Indiana also includes representing property owners in Eminent Domain and Real Estate Tax Assessment matters, Probate and Estate Planning.
5 Reasons to Retain Stephen B. Cohen
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    Stephen B. Cohen attended Harvard College, Vanderbilt University School of Law and has two degrees from Cambridge University (England). Read More
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    Stephen B. Cohen is an experienced attorney who has represented Plaintiffs and Defendants in several different areas of the law, has obtained several large verdicts... Read More
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    Stephen B. Cohen is an experienced Mediator and Arbitrator, is qualified for Court appointment for Mediation of Civil matters in Indiana, for Mediation of Complex... Read More
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    Stephen B. Cohen has been an active member of various committees of several State and Local Bar Associations. He was a past chair of the Condominium... Read More
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    Stephen B. Cohen has performed legal services for sports organizations, including representation of a National Governing Body in Arbitration, has filed for 501... Read More
ABOUT STEPHEN

Stephen B. Cohen attended Harvard College (A.B.), Vanderbilt (J.D.), and Cambridge University (Downing College) in England (L.L.M. in International Law and Diploma in International Law). Mr. Cohen is a Member of the Indiana Bar and Illinois Bar manages and supervises the activities in his Indiana office, has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubble in both Indiana and Illinois, Mr. Cohen has a lifetime connection with the State of Indiana and for many years practiced with his Father, Cecil B. Cohen, (1900-1985). He Continues the excellence and tradition of Cohen family attorneys in Lake County, Indiana with his office is located at 900 Ridge Road, Suite K, Munster, Indiana.

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Track and Field and other Sports Organizations

Former USATF Midwest Region Coordinator
Former Member USATF Athletes Board of Review and Mediator for the USATF
United States International Speedskating Charitable Fund (Former Member and Past President of Board of Directors)
USATF Masters Anti-doping and Substance Abuse Committee (Chair Person)
2016 Midwest Region Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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2017 Midwest Indoor Regional Championship
2017 Midwest Region Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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TESTIMONIALS
A happier note I see is this week's Indiana Lawyer where you are celebrated for obtaining the bronze in the shot put in your age group. I did not realize that you previously tried out for the Olympics and the stated age group for this bronze must be a misprint as I pictured you not much older than myself. Congratulations for your achievement and best wishes.
- Ayres Carr & Sullivan, P.C.
Congratulations on receiving this year's Civility Award sponsored by the ISBA Litigation Section. The award recognizes attorneys and judges for outstanding civility and professionalism in their dealings with fellow judges, attorneys, parties, witnesses and the public. The section is pleased to honor you as this year's lawyer recipient of the award. We look forward to celebrating with you and, on behalf of the Litigation Section, please accept our resounding congratulations!
- Melanie Zoeller
Thank you very much for your participation in the Litigation Section's CLE held on Thursday, October 8th. I know you have a very busy schedule and that your time is very limited. The feedback on the panel's comments was exceedingly positive and the unique perspectives brought to the discussion were greatly appreciated and enjoyed. Thank you again for your participation.
- Jason M. Massaro
Steve, Thank you for your service and leadership as Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. Your hard work and dedication are greatly appreciated.
- Melanie & the ADR Section
Good morning Attorney Cohen!I am so pleased to let you know that the closing was a pleasant experience and all went well. Thank you for assisting us in this matter.

Many blessings,
- Mary Stang Helm

Stephen B. Cohen will be honored with the 2018 US Speedskating President's Award at the US Speedskating Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on June 1, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI. This Award recognizes Mr. Cohen's tremendous volunteer support of Speedskating in the U.S. over many years. US Speedskating has indicated ins appreciation for Mr. Cohen's dedication to the sport of Speedskating on Ice and is excited that Mr. Cohen is being recognized with the President's Award.

Announcement published by
Ted Morris, Executive Director
of US Speedskating

NOTE: Stephen B. Cohen was a member of the President's Advisory Board of the United States International Speedskating Association (USISA), is a past-President of the Northbrook (IL) Speedskating Club, and is a past-President of the Board of Directors of the USISA Charitable Fund. Mr. Cohen was also inducted into the Northbrook (IL) Park District Hall of Fame for his volunteer efforts in behalf of the Northbrook Speedskating Club, the Northbrook Bicycle Club and the Northbrook Cycyle Committee. Mr. Cohen's three children, Debra, Aaron and Sabrina all skated for the Northbrook Speedskating Club.