Estate Panning, Probate, Trust Administration

Shari B. Cohen has been practicing law in South Florida since 1989 and has extensive experience in Estate Planning, Probate and Estate and Trust Administration and is an active member of the Real Property and Probate Section of the Florida Bar and the South County Florida Bar Association. 
After law school, Cohen handled a wide range of cases, including commercial litigation, adoptions, guardianships, and probate. She also spent several years as a solo practitioner. Shari was the managing attorney at boutique law firm for thirteen years practicing estate planning, probate and estate and trust administration. 

A former teacher, Cohen graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor’s degree in Education and graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Miami in Education. Cohen was an instructor for the LSAT at Florida Atlantic University. She graduated from the University of Miami School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. 

Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning 
  • Trust Administration and Probate 

Bar Admissions: 

  • The Florida Bar, 1989 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1989 
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1989 
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1989 


  • Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Arts, Education, 1980 
  • University of Miami, Master of Science, Education, 1982 
  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1988 

Professional Memberships: 

  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Counsel 

Community Involvement:

  • Israel Tennis Education Centers
  • South Florida Jewish Federation, Professional Advisory Committee 
  • Jewish Adoptions and Foster Care Options
  • Hadassah – Life Member
  • B’nai Torah Congregation – Member since 1990 


  • COBRA, The Friendly Snake, Health Law Journal 1990 
  • SMART TIPS in Estate Planning Column, Boca News and Delray News 2019 
  • Estate Planning and Divorce, Advocate Magazine 2019 

* Our branch has developed a relationship with Shari Cohen to assist in any matters relating to estate planning, wills and trusts. If you currently do not have an attorney handling these matters for you, Shari is available for consultation. Shari Cohen, P.A. is not an affiliate of B. Riley Wealth Management, BRWA or any of its subsidiaries. 

Phone (561) 600-1250