Susanne B. Cohen specializes in special needs, long term care and estate planning, including special needs trusts. She advises and represents individuals and professional fiduciaries in court supervised conservatorships, trust administration, probate, and elder and dependent adult financial abuse litigation cases. Susanne's interest is in helping aging and disabled individuals maintain optimum independence and in assisting their families and fiduciaries.
She is an author for legal publishers Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) and Matthew Bender with chapters in CEB's California Elder Law Resources, California Conservatorship Practice, Complete Plans for Small and Mid-Sized Estates; and Matthew Bender's California Trust Litigation and California Pleading & Practice. She conducts trainings on elder and disability law practice for California's Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), National Business Institute (NBI), Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), East Bay Trusts & Estates Attorneys (EBTEL), the Special Needs Planning Symposium, the Professional Fiduciaries Association of California (PFAC) conference, and at the Legal Assistance for Seniors Elder Abuse Conference.
A former legal services attorney specializing in aging and disability issues, she has served as a staff attorney at Legal Aid of San Jose, Legal Assistance for Seniors in Oakland, California Rural Legal Assistance in Modesto, and The Arizona Center for Disability Law. She received her B.A. degree from Vassar College in 1984 and her J.D. from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles in 1989.
Hahn & Hahn LLP represents individuals, families, public and private corporations and other business, non-profit and municipal entities in a broad range of matters, including general business and tax advice, corporate and partnership counseling, municipal law, private and public finance, real property and land use matters, environmental compliance, labor and employment law, estate planning, trust and probate matters, family law, commercial transactions, as well as civil and complex litigation before all state and federal courts.
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