Glenn E.

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Founding partner Glenn E. Cohen heads up the Barnes Cohen & Sullivan Medical Malpractice team. Mr. Cohen is one of the few attorneys in the Jacksonville, Florida, area who has tried medical malpractice cases. Early in his career he represented big insurance before realizing he wanted to represent injured victims. Mr. Cohen offers his Medical Malpractice expertise to the citizens of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.


Location: Jacksonville, Florida
904-300-1659 (Florida)
912-208-2578 (Georgia)
Fax:  904-396-9008

Trial attorney Glenn E. Cohen has been practicing law for nearly 40 years. During these 4 decades he has represented thousands of injured people and their families in cases ranging from auto accidents to medical malpractice and wrongful death. Glenn also serves as a personal attorney for one of the worlds’ most well respected sports figures.

Glenn earned his B.S. in International Relations from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1971 and serves on the Admissions Committee of North Florida for this highly acclaimed academic institution. He earned his law degree from the University of Florida, School of Law in 1974 and was admitted to the Florida Bar and United States District Court, Middle District of Florida that same year.

Mr. Cohen is the co-founder of the personal injury law firm of Barnes and Cohen and has spent his professional life fighting for the rights of those injured by the negligence of individuals, corporations, doctors and hospitals.

During the course of his legal career he has achieved some the highest personal injury and medical malpractice verdicts and settlements in Northeast Florida. Mr. Cohen and his firm have resolved over 30 personal injury legal disputes where the case value exceeded one million dollars.

Glenn Cohen is the Co-founder of “Birdies for the Brave” with Hall of Fame Golfer Phil Mickelson. “Birdies for the Brave” was founded in 2004 to benefit our wounded combat veterans. The organization, now supported by the PGA, benefits 10 different military charities. Over the last 16 years, “Birdies for the Brave” has helped raise over $300 Million for our military veterans. Mr. Cohen and the Barnes Cohen & Sullivan Law Firm are proud to support this amazing charity.

On a personal note, Glenn has suffered from his own serious medical problems over the years and has undergone 5 back surgeries in his lifetime. He is an attorney that truly understands the pain and life altering medical issues associated with a severe injury. He brings this knowledge and empathy to every injured client he represents.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Slip & Fall
  • Nursing Home Abuse

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1974


University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida

J.D. – 1974

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service

B.S. – 1971

Major: International Relations

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar Association, Member

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Barnes Cohen & Sullivan is a Jacksonville personal injury law firm dedicated to providing strong advocacy to personal injury clients throughout North Florida and South Georgia for over 40 years.

2747 Art Museum Drive, Suite 500
Jacksonville, FL 32207

1511 Highway 40
Kingsland, GA 31548