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Harvey L. Ziff

Harvey L. Ziff

Ziff & Cohn
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Criminal Law...
  • California
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Summary

Harvey Ziff has again been honored as being listed as a "Northern California Super Lawyer" based on peer recognition and great achievements in representing personal injury plaintiffs.

Harvey Ziff attended the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania (BS) and Stanford University School of Law. While at Stanford, Mr. Ziff served as editor on the Stanford Law Review from 1966-1967. Mr. Ziff also earned a masters of law (LLM) from Northwestern University (1969).

After graduating from Stanford University School of Law, Mr. Ziff served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in San Francisco from 1968–1969 where he successfully prosecuted felony cases through trial. From 1969–1970 Mr. Ziff served as a Deputy Public Defender in Santa Clara County and continued to gain extensive and valuable trial experience.

In 1971, he went into private practice with his partner David Weinberg and shortly after that, decided to dedicate his practice to representing personal injury victims and their families in all kinds of personal injury cases. He now practices in partnership with his attorney daughter, Adrienne Cohn.

Education
The Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania
B.S.
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Northwestern University School of Law
LL.M. (1969) | Advanced Criminal Law Program.
Honors: Ford Foundation Fellowship.
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Stanford Law School
J.D. (1967)
Honors: Stanford Law Review Board of Editors.
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Ziff & Cohn
Current
Deputy Public Defender
Santa Clara County
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Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
San Francisco
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Awards
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Northern California Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2007-2015
Professional Associations
State Bar of California
Member
Current
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Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Palo Alto Bar Association
Member
Current
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Santa Clara County Bar Association
Member
Current
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San Mateo County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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US District Court, NDIST of California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Harvey L. Ziff's Website Profile
Website
Ziff & Cohn Website
Contact & Map
Ziff & Cohn
4962 El Camino Real
#126
Los Altos, CA 94022
USA
Telephone: (650) 329-0851
Fax: (650) 691-9040