The Law Office of Jill R. Cohen - Blog
13 Dec 2017
A Trenton woman was sentenced to 17 years in prison recently after authorities say that she fatally stabbed her ex-boyfriend, then had his name and date of death fashioned into a tattoo, according to a recent NJ.com article. The 40-year-old woman pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in early 2017 in connection to the death of [..]
6 Dec 2017
Police Arrest Suspect in Knife Attack of Off-Duty Officer from Long Branch, NJ A 32-year-old man was arrested recently after claims that he attacked an off-duty police officer with a knife, according to a recent article on NJ.com. The man, a resident of the Bayville section of Berkeley, was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, [..]
29 Nov 2017
Trenton Man Charged with Weapons Offenses in New Jersey Shooting Incident A Trenton man faces charges that he fled the scene of a shooting and tried to get rid of the gun. According to police, the man ran away from the scene on foot and threw a gun onto the street. Police say they have [..]
22 Nov 2017
Irvington Man & Corrections Officer Accused of Smuggling Fentanyl into Northern State Prison An Irvington man and state corrections officer was charged in October with smuggling fentanyl and marijuana into Northern State Prison, according to a recent news article on NJ.com. The charges include conspiracy, official misconduct, bribery, and drug distribution. They are based on [..]
15 Nov 2017
FBI Task Force Arrests Suspects Accused of Selling Pipe Bombs & Guns in Atlantic City, NJ Atlantic City police recently arrested two people on claims that the individuals had been selling improvised explosives in violation of state and federal law, according to a recent news report from ABC 6. According to a police spokesperson, the [..]
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.
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.