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Areas of Practice

Serious Injury

James C.Cohn

"My passion is advocating for those in need. There is no higher honor than to defend those who cannot stand up for themselves. "

James Cohn believes that all injured and disabled people deserve a strong advocate. He works hard to advance their cause and strives to give sound advice throughout their case. James has broad experience helping people in many situations, litigating both workers’ compensation and personal injury liability claims. He assists injured and disabled clients in all stages of their cases.

James is dedicated to listening thoughtfully to client concerns, understanding their issues, and providing solid legal solutions. He strives to be an authentic, reliable, and trustworthy guide through difficult circumstances. James enjoys helping clients to navigate through an often-confusing process to achieve positive outcomes, having successfully negotiated settlements for clients having complex or catastrophic injuries.


  • University of Colorado, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2005

  • Juris Doctor, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2010


  • Texas Courts 2010

  • North Carolina Courts 2019

Professional Associations

  • North Carolina State Bar

  • Texas State Bar

  • Past President of the United Way, Comal County, TX

Personal Interests

James is passionate about serving the community. He is a past president of a local United Way, being a member of the governing board for six years, and he volunteers for other nonprofit organizations. He and his wife have four young children, whom James coaches in their various sports teams, including baseball, soccer, and basketball. James loves being outside and enjoying all parts of North Carolina’s natural environment with his family as an avid skier, hiker, cyclist, runner, and, when given the chance with his wife, tennis player. He is an active member of his church, serving currently in the children’s ministry.

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