Mark Cohen and Sierra Swearingen co-authored an article in the prestigious Causes of Action series. Their article, Cause of Action to Establish Liability of Corporate Director or Officer for Corporation’s Wrongful Conduct, appears at 36 COA2d 441. Causes of Action, published by Thomson West, is a series that provides extensive articles and case studies on […]
The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, InterNACHI, has recognized Mark Cohen’s work in analyzing proposed home inspection legislation in Missouri. To read the full story CLICK HERE
Mark Cohen successfully represented multiple defendants in an action where Plaintiffs sought to hold them personally liable for the debts of a company with which they were associated. The four-day trial took place in July of 2009. On October 1, 2009, Boulder District Court Judge Gwyneth Whalen issued an 11-page Ruling and Order finding in […]
Mark Cohen successfully represented TCLG’s client in a three-day bench trial in Boulder District Court arising out of series of small loans the client made to neighbors (husband and wife) to help them avoid foreclosure and preserve their farm and equine operation. The firm’s client had made the loans, at the request of the wife, […]
This District Court of Larimer County ruled in favor of a TCLG client and appointed a receiver for a judgment-debtor. The Court found that was a probability that fraud had occurred or will occur and that the company’s assets were in danger of being dissipated, lost, concealed,, or removed from the reach of the Court. […]
TCLG’s Mark Cohen successfully represented the firm’s client in a 3-day trial in Adams County District Court. The firm’s client filed suit to collect damages arising out of its lease of a Terex/Pegson rock crusher to a customer to crush concrete into class 6 road base. The customer counterclaimed for misrepresentation and breach of contract. […]
The Cohen Law Group, which represents the High Country Fire Protection District, played an important role in helping HCFPD join with the Colorado Sierra Fire Protection District to form the new Timberline Fire Authority. The two districts, which share common borders, believe formation of the Authority will help them to provide fire protection and emergency […]
Ending a dispute that arose in 2005, TCLG recently recovered money owed to an equipment distributor by a debtor that has been in Chapter 11 bankruptcy for several years. Prior to seeking Chapter 11 protection the debtor had signed an equipment lease with the firm’s client that included a provision for payment of attorney’s fees. […]
The new Timberline Fire Protection District, which was formed when voters approved the dissolution of the Colorado Sierra Fire Protection District and its inclusion into the High Country Fire Protection District, has selected The Cohen Law Group as its legal counsel.
The Bernalillo County District Court in Albuquerque has rejected a man’s attempt to gain an injunction to prevent a TCLG client from selling two air quality permits at a sheriff’s sale to satisfy a judgment entered in favor of TCLG’s client for failure to pay a business debt for leased rock crushing equipment. The Court […]
Mark’s articlce, Litigating Like the Viet Cong, was published in the Docket (the magazine of the Denver Bar Association) in November of 2016. The article discusses how to litigate against an opponent with superior resources.
Mark’s Review of Avoiding Bad Depositions was published in The Colorado Lawyer in the October 2016 edition.
Mark’s article, To Be or Not to Be: The Benefits of Writing in E-Prime, was published in The Colorado Lawyer in January of 2017.
Mark’s humorous article, The Proper Use of Animal References in Law, was published in The Colorado Lawyer in the August/September 2017 edition.
Mark Cohen second place in the Colorado Press Assocation’s 2019 Humorous Writing Award for an article he wrote for his column in the Nederland Mountain-Ear.
In September of 2016 and again in February of 2017, Mark served as a speaker at CLE Webinars offered by Rossdale CLE. Mark spoke on piercing the corporate veil. Mark wrote the Proof of Facts article on this topic and has extensive experience with the issue.
In December of 2016 and again in June of 2017, Mark presented a CLE Webinar offered by MESA CLE on How to Draft a Bad Contract. This presentation was based on Mark’s tongue-in-cheek paper by the same name. Mark’s entertaining presentation teaches attendees to think differently about contracts and not to blindly follow conventions in […]
In June of 2017, Mark served as a speaker as part of a CLE webinar offered by MESA CLE. Mark introduced attendees to the benefits of E-Prime, a form of English that strives to avoid use of any form of the verb “to be.” Mark explained how E-Prime can clarify thinking, strengthen persuasiveness, improve writing, […]
On January 4, 2018, Mark Cohen served as a faculty member as part of a CLE webinar offered by Strafford Publications. Mark’s topics included structuring contracts, avoiding ambiguity, and the importance of provisions often dismissed as “boilerplate.”
In December of 2015, Mark gave a CLE presentation based on his paper, How to Draft a Bad Contract. Approximately 50 new lawyers attended the presentation as part of the Colorado Bar Association’s EDGE program.