Author Archive for Jeff B. Cohen, Esq.

6 / 5 / 13
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3 Tips for Choosing the Right Lawyer

  http://yp.com/news/living/3-tips-for-choosing-the-right-lawyer/ Making fun of lawyers is probably as old as the law itself. (Q: Why don’t sharks attack lawyers? A: Professional courtesy.) Truth is, everyone hates lawyers … until they need one. Whether your legal matter involves drafting a will, defending against a DUI or filing for divorce, here are three tips to help […]

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Can Bikers, Zombies and Amazon Save TV?

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100404722 TV as we know it has been under assault. Commercials are skipped via DVR or ignored by looking down to check Facebook on your smart phone or pad. Cable revenue is under pressure as consumers shun that dreaded $100 a month bill for streaming alternatives such as Netflix and Hulu Plus. Share this article […]

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10 / 22 / 12
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“Entertainment’s Legal Eagle” – Jeff Cohen Profiled on Legal Crossing

http://www.lawcrossing.com/article/8207/Entertainments-Legal-Eagle-Jeff-B-Cohen-Esq/ Personal Life Jeff B. Cohen is an entertainment attorney who co-founded the law firm of Cohen Gardner LLP in 2002. Cohen Gardner LLP focuses on technology, corporate, media and entertainment transactions. The attorney was born in Los Angeles, California, and he started acting at a young age. In 1982-83, Jeff appeared on the CBS […]

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9 / 12 / 12
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Lawyers v. Businessmen: Presidential Smackdown

http://www.cnbc.com/id/48975381/ During Clint Eastwood’s dialogue with an empty chair at the Republican National Convention, he said something important that was overlooked in the hubbub that followed. In his endorsement (was that an endorsement?) of the Romney-Ryan ticket Eastwood said: Share this article with your friends and colleagues

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8 / 6 / 12
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The 5 Greatest Lawyers in Movie History

http://lawyerist.com/the-5-greatest-lawyers-in-movie-history/#more-46178 Why did you decide to become a lawyer? Was it because of amazing attorneys you idolized as a kid? Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, Justice Brandeis, Marcia Clark? No way! It was because of awesome legal eagles you saw in the movies. You wanted to mesmerize that jury, defend the innocent, prosecute the guilty and look […]

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Movie Studios: Have They Gone the Way of Dinosaurs?

http://www.cnbc.com/id/48223725 Ben Silverman, Chairman of multi-media producer Electus recently keynoted a Venture Capital and New Media Summit in Los Angeles. Ben noted that 100 years ago in order to make a film you needed 50 acres of land in the San Fernando Valley, an army of various craftsmen, sprawling soundstages, expensive specialized cameras, film labs […]

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7 / 18 / 12
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5 Minutes With Jeff B. Cohen, Esq. – Chambers Associate Legal Guide

http://www.chambers-associate.com/Articles/MinutesWith/394 Jeff B Cohen (born 1974) is a partner at the Beverly Hills-based law firm of Cohen Gardner, which he co-founded in 2002. Jeff is a former child actor, best known for playing Chunk – originator of the legendary ‘Truffle Shuffle’ – in the much-loved Richard Donner/Steven Spielberg classic film The Goonies. In 2008, Jeff […]

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5 / 29 / 12
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3 Questions New Lawyers Must Ask Themselves

http://lawyerist.com/3-questions-new-lawyers-must-ask-themselves/#more-43170 For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories. – Plato As a law student or newly minted lawyer, you have utilized the Socratic Method to unravel mysteries such as discerning the rule of law we get from Pennoyer v. Neff. (What the hell was the rule we got from […]

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First Music, Now Films Caught in End of Obsolescence

http://www.cnbc.com/id/46467956 Originally Published on CNBC.COM on February 21, 2012 Everyone knows who murdered the record labels. Not Professor Plum in the study with a wrench, but Napster on the internet with piracy. Although this case was solved over a decade ago, I’ve been scouring the cobwebbed files and I believe Napster had an accomplice that […]

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Four Lingering Questions From CES 2012

After reflecting on the recent tech-gasm that is CES, some unresolved issues have been rattling around in my noggin. How Does SpongeBob Have More Likes Than the Leader of the Free World? For those of you keeping score at home, SpongeBob has 30,484,228 Facebook likes to President Obama’s 24,683,199.  However, President Obama does have a […]

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