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Joseph H. Cohen
Louisville, Kentucky
Member
phone (502) 371-3560
fax (502) 371-9260
email jcohen@derbycitylaw.com

Joe has a national commercial real estate practice devoted to land transactions (including acquisition, development, financing and operations), zoning and land use procedures, title matters, leasing and condemnation proceedings. He also represents clients in construction law, energy law, and corporate business transactions.

Joe actively serves on community organizations and board memberships. He served on the boards of directors of a number of organizations involved in real estate transactions. He has served as general counsel to the Louisville Bar Association and Louisville Bar Center for the last 20 years.



Recognition
Has achieved Martindale-Hubbell distinguished rating of AV Preeminent


Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Commercial Law, Construction Law and Real Estate Law, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, for several years


Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Business Law, Construction Law and Real Estate Law, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, for several years


University of Louisville School of Business Outstanding Student Award, 1966


Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, University of Louisville School of Business, 1967


Recipient of Distinguished Service Award, Louisville Bar Association, 2002


Recipient of Distinguished Service Award, Louisville Bar Association, 2004


Louisville Magazine in the practice of Business, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate and Energy Law as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, for several years


Memberships
Kentucky Bar Association


Louisville Bar Association
Past Board Member


Louisville Bar Association
General Counsel


Bar Associations Sections on Real Estate, Zoning and Construction Laws


Louisville Bar Center
General Counsel


Admissions and Courts
Kentucky, 1970
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
Litigation Percentage:
10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Education
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1970
J.D.
Honors: Deans Scholarship Awards
Honors: American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Corporations and Torts


Practices
Commercial and Retail Real Estate Transactions
Zoning and Land Use Matters
Commercial and Retail Leasing and Landlord and Tenant Matters
Construction Law
Energy Law
Corporations and Business Transactions
Published/Notable Cases
Rieke v. City of Louisville, 827 S.W. 2d 694 (Ky. 1991)
Shockey Tours, Inc. v. Miller Transportation, Inc., 984 S.W. 2d 95 (Ky. 1998)
Son v. Coal Equity, Inc., 293 B.R. 392 (W.D. Ky. 2003)
Son v. Coal Equity, Inc., 2004 WL 2625026 (6th Cir. 2004)
Huber Winery v. Wilcher, 488 F.Supp.2d 592 (W.D. Ky. 2006)
Cherry Hill Vineyards, LLC v. Hudgins, 488 F.Supp.2d 601 (W.D. Ky. 2006)

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