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Stu Cohen

Senior Vice President, Legal Advocacy

Stuart (Stu) R. Cohen is senior vice president of Legal Advocacy for AARP Foundation. In this position, he leads a team of 13 litigators who advocate nationwide for the rights of people age 50 and older, addressing diverse legal issues that affect their daily lives and ensuring that they have a voice in the judicial system. The team provides support for cases involving employment discrimination; employee benefits; housing; consumer issues including financial fraud and utility issues; health and long term care; and public benefits.

Prior to coming to AARP in 1999, he spent 25 years providing civil legal services in New York, Maryland and New Jersey. He was executive director of Camden Regional Legal Services in New Jersey and chief of litigation of the Legal Aid Bureau in Maryland. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Law and Michigan State University. He serves on the governing board of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

Programs & Services

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Housing Solutions Center

This program offers free HUD-certified counseling and assistance to 50-plus homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure. Go

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

This program offers free assistance with tax-return preparation. Go

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AARP Benefits QuickLink

See if you qualify for public assistance and you can save money on health care, medication, food, utilities, and more! Go

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AARP Drive to End Hunger

Feeding people today, preventing hunger in the future. Join the fight to end hunger. Do

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We are partnering with workforce services providers to strengthen the bridge between 50+ job candidates and respected employers. Go