Aggressive, Successful Criminal Attorney Defends Clients Facing Serious Charges Across South Jersey
Criminal charges, large or small, are crucial matters that can have serious consequences. No one understands this better than Jill Cohen, a long-time, successful criminal defense lawyer who handles criminal cases throughout all of New Jersey.
Jill Cohen is a former assistant prosecutor in Camden County, as well as a former Assistant Philadelphia District Attorney
Ms. Cohen’s experience as a prosecutor gives her an obvious advantage as a South Jersey criminal defense lawyer. She is very familiar with how the State investigates crimes, how they handle negotiations and what to expect in the many situations that are part of the criminal justice system. Ms. Cohen’s experience as both an assistant prosecutor and an assistant district attorney has provided her with all of the tools necessary to successfully handle your case.
Jill Cohen is one of fewer than 250 lawyers recognized as Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys by the New Jersey Supreme Court
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s Attorney Certification Program is designed to help the public make sound and informed choices when deciding to hire an attorney. A Supreme Court Certification provides those seeking legal representation with a clear indication that a lawyer is knowledgeable, experienced and well-respected.
Jill Cohen has been extremely successful in defending clients charged with a wide variety of criminal charges, including:
As an assistant prosecutor Ms. Cohen litigated complex motions for the State, was an acting Camden City Municipal Prosecutor, and indicted over 800 cases before the Camden County Grand Jury. Ms. Cohen handled hundreds of indictable/felony and juvenile cases and tried numerous jury trials, in areas such as drug possession and distribution, school zone violations, domestic violence, aggravated assault, fraud, burglary, robbery, child sexual assault, child physical abuse, homicides, attempted murder and other crimes of magnitude.
With over 30 years in the criminal justice system, Ms. Cohen has developed a great working relationship with members of the local justice system. Ms. Cohen uses her vast experience to get her clients the best possible results.
Ms. Cohen leaves no stones unturned when she builds aggressive defense strategies designed to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients.
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s Attorney Certification Program is designed to help the public make sound and informed choices when deciding to hire an attorney. While there are over 60,000 practicing attorneys in the state of New Jersey, fewer than 250 New Jersey lawyers have been recognized by the NJ Supreme Court as Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys. Camden County criminal lawyer Jill Cohen has been recognized as an NJ Supreme Court Certified Criminal Trial Attorney every year since 2008. To become a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, Ms. Cohen received recommendations from her peers and judges throughout South Jersey.
Every single person is entitled to the highest-quality defense from an experienced criminal defense attorney who is laser-focused on protecting the rights of her clients. With more than 30 years of experience, Camden County criminal lawyer Jill R. Cohen fights tirelessly to keep her clients out of prison, allowing them to return to their lives as soon as possible. In fact, much of her criminal law practice involves pre-trial practices, which include gaining dismissals of indictments due to police misconduct and violations of her clients’ constitutional rights. She is very familiar with Supreme Court, Superior Court and Municipal Court practices, as well as the many alternatives that are available in lieu of trials and convictions, including Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI), Conditional Discharge and Drug Court.
Ms. Cohen travels extensively throughout New Jersey, defending criminal charges, offenses and traffic violations. She has successfully defended hundreds of drivers accused of DUI in New Jersey. If you or a loved one is facing the legal battle of their lives, contact a criminal defense lawyer who will leave no stone unturned as she builds a defense strategy with the very best chance of achieving a positive outcome.
Don’t delay taking action if you have been charged with a crime in Southern New Jersey or Philadelphia. Contact certified Camden County criminal lawyer Jill R. Cohen today to learn about your rights. She will meet with you, for free, to answer your questions and explain your options. Put her experience to work for you and call her for a free consultation.
Regardless of the incidents that led up to your arrest, every resident of New Jersey has the constitutional right to a fair trial. If you have been arrested or are being investigated, you need sound legal advice. Contact me today.