Camilla J. Cohen

Associate

Location: Miami, FL

Phone: 305-577-3996 Fax: 305-577-3558 Email: ccohen@vpl-law.com
Camilla J. Cohen

A native of Johannesburg, South Africa, Ms. Cohen moved with her family to Florida in 1995. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 2008. After graduating, Ms. Cohen joined Teach for America and taught high school economics and history in Harlem, New York. While working for the New York City Department of Education, she also earned a master’s degree in secondary education from Fordham University.

In 2013, Ms. Cohen graduated cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She was a member of the Florida Law Review, the Jessup International Moot Court Team and a teaching assistant for legal research, writing, and appellate advocacy.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2015

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • Juris Doctor cum laude – May, 2013
    • Honors: Jessup International Moot Court Team, Executive Member
    • Honors: Legal Research and Writing, Teaching Assistant
    • Honors: Appellate Advocacy, Teaching Assistant
    • Law Review: Florida Law Review
  • University of Florida
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – May, 2008
    • Honors: Anderson Scholar of high distinction (awarded to top 5% graduating class)
  • Fordham University
    • MST – May, 2010

Civic Involvement

  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Class XXI
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers and Litigation Division
  • Florida Bar Annual Convention Committee, Member, 2017-2019

Recent Presentations and Writings

  • September 11, 2001 and the Impact of Actions by Civil Authorities: Lessons Learned, The American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section, April 2016;
  • In Search of the Right ‘Match’- Partial Property Damage and the Policyholder’s Quest for Aesthetic Uniformity, South Florida Legal Guide 2016 Ed., available at http://sflegalguide.com/blog/in-search-of-the-right-match-partial-property-damage-and-the-policyholders-quest-for-aesthetic-uniformity.html.
  • “Goodyear Dunlop’s Failed Attempt to Refine the Scope of General Personal Jurisdiction” , 65 Florida Law Review 4, July, 2013“September 11, 2001, and the Impact of Actions by Civil Authorities: Lessons Learned,” American Bar Association (publication forthcoming)
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