Howard Allen Cohen elected to the Executive Council of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section


Fort Lauderdale, FL – September 2, 2015 – Howard Allen Cohen, of counsel with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in the Fort Lauderdale office, has been elected to serve as an At Large Member for the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law (RPPTL) Executive Council for the 2015-2016 term. He will be representing Broward County – the 11th Judicial Circuit. The Executive Council is the governing body of RPPTL, a section of The Florida Bar, responsible for interpreting and enforcing its bylaws. At Large representatives attend committee meetings, provide input on various issues on behalf of their circuit and report back to their circuit members on proceedings of the meetings of the section.

Cohen received his J.D. from University of Chicago Law and is Board Certified in Real Estate Law. He has served as the chair of the Rules Committee for the Board of Legal Specialization and Education as well as Chair of the Real Estate Certification Committee for The Florida Bar Association.

At Buchanan, Cohen focuses his practice on commercial real estate with a concentration in development, acquisition and sales, leasing and mortgage, preparing condominium and other property owner association documents, and other financial matters. Cohen assists his clients in all aspects of commercial and residential transactions. He represents parties in real property litigation, easement and quite title disputes. Cohen has been named to the Florida Super Lawyer list every year since 2010.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC ( brings true partnership to our clients. We understand the service and partnership attributes our clients most value and have formalized a model for consistently achieving them. The firm has more than 530 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing throughout the United States, with offices in 19 cities in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.