Legal Services including:

  • Trusts & Estate Law
  • Banking Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law

OUR Story

Malcolm Cohn started the lawfirm in 1948.
He opened his practice in his hometown, a town he loved. Malcolm believed in providing advice and guidance to his clients that was firmly rooted in the law as well as practicality. Since that time, the Office and its attorneys, Otis Cohn and Mollie Cohn Lambert, (Mollie Cohn Lambert PLLC) have carried on this proud tradition and offer a full range of legal services

Meet the Team

Otis Cohn

Experience:  Otis Cohn has practiced law in Cleveland, Texas for over 15 years.  He has
experience in many areas of law including trust and estate law, family law, real estate transactions
and litigation, criminal law, consumer law and commercial law.  He has successfully tried many
cases involving real property rights as well as estate issues and family law matters.

B.A., English and history, Stephen F. Austin State University
J.D., South Texas College of Law

Bar Memberships:
Mr. Cohn is a member of the State Bar of Texas and its family law and real estate, probate and trust
law sections and the Liberty County Bar Association.


Awards & Recognition:
American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Research and Writing, 1987
Voted Best Attorney in The Best of East Texas Awards, 2006 (Houston Community Newspaper)

Cleveland Senior Citizens Organization, 1991-present
Cleveland Historical Society, 2005-present
Tarkington Historical Society, 2005-present

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Mollie Cohn Lambert,

Mollie Cohn Lambert has been practicing law for over 15 years, spending the better part of her practice
in the litigation section of a large firm in Houston, Texas.  She has experience representing clients in
many areas of litigation including complex commercial disputes, medical malpractice defense,
insurance coverage and insurance defense, the defense of products liability claims, trade secret
litigation, defamation suits, tortious interference claims, and construction litigation.

She began trying lawsuits early in her practice. Her first trials involved medical malpractice defense,
products liability cases and general insurance defense. Over the years, she expanded her trial
experience to include complex commercial litigation, defamation actions and trade secret litigation. Now she practices Trust & Estate Law, Business Banking law, ann Real Estate law.

B.A., English and history, cum laude, Stephen F. Austin State University
J.D., Baylor University School of Law

Bar Memberships:
Mrs. Lambert is a member of the State Bar of Texas and its litigation section, the American Bar
Association and the Houston Bar Association.

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Awards & Recognition:
Mrs. Lambert has an AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating for ethical standards and legal ability.

Mrs. Lambert was voted one of H Texas Magazine's 2005 Houston's Professionals on the Fast Track.

Publications & Speaking Engagements:
Mrs. Lambert has spoken on various topics at numerous seminars, including the following:

Never Settle for Less - Basics of Effective Releases

Preparing for and Presenting Expert Testimony or "What I wouldn't give to have that last answer back."

30 Developments in Insurance Coverage

National FLVS Conference panel presentation on experts and developments in the law regarding experts

Community &  Family: 
Mrs. Lambert is active in her community and church. She also assists and participates in various
charitable endeavors throughout the year. She is married to Scott Lambert and has a daughter, Anna
Claire Lambert.

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Patsy Bunyard

Secretary & Office Manager