Steven Balson-Cohen has been practicing law for over thirty-eight years. He is a senior trial attorney with experience handling cases in both state and federal courts in matters involving labor law, professional malpractice, transportation litigation, product liability, premises liability, anti-fraud Civil Rico, insurance coverage disputes and criminal courts representation in of both misdemeanors and felonies. He has practiced in New York and other jurisdictions as pro hac vice trial counsel.
Steven also has significant experience conducting Frye/Daubert hearings on the admissibility of expert evidence. He is listed in Wikipedia as “prominent” trial counsel in “Forensic Biomechanics.”
Mr. Balson-Cohen has lectured to the bar on matter relating to trial strategy and has published peer reviewed articles in The New York Law Journal including “The Spoliation Doctrine and Lost Medical Records”, “Winning the Biomechanical Frye Hearing” , “Trial by Ambush and the Treating Physician” (Cited in Kish v. Graham, 40 A.D. 3d 118, 833 N.Y.S. 2d 313, 4th Dept. 2007) “Requiem for The Biomechanical Frye Hearing? and “Alice’s Law – Waterloo for Staged Accident Fraudsters?”
Currently, Mr. Balson-Cohen is a member of the Defense Association of New York, The Defense Research Institute and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is admitted to the Courts in New York State and is also admitted to United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, the United States Courts of Appeal for the for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Balson-Cohen received his Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1982 and his Bachelor of Arts degree was from Yeshiva College in 1979.