The Law Office of Jill R. Cohen - Blog
31 Oct 2019
What to Do After a DUI Conviction in New Jersey You know the social stigma associated with a DUI/DWI conviction. If you’ve been charged, then you know the sting first-hand. The consequences of driving while under the influence are steep in our state, and the conviction has a way of following you wherever you go. [..]
10 Oct 2019
Expungements Overview Do you remember when we were children and our parents told us that we all have permanent records that would follow us around forever? When you do grow up and you have a criminal past, it can feel a lot like that. A record often leads to difficulty getting a job, obtaining a [..]
23 Sep 2019
Sexual Assault Overview A criminal or civil charge of sexual assault does not require intent to commit sexual assault on the part of the accused for such a charge to be successful. This is usually the case when the accused was intoxicated at the time of the assault. When there isn’t evidence that the accused [..]
6 Sep 2019
Criminal Defense Overview Under New Jersey law, violations of the state’s criminal code fall into different categories of severity. The more serious category of criminal code violations are indictable criminal offenses, while the less serious category are the disorderly persons offense/petty disorderly persons offense. Which category a criminal code violation falls into depends on the [..]
22 Aug 2019
Criminal Charges Filed Against Atlantic City Woman Rajeri Curry, 30, of Atlantic City, New Jersey was charged by federal officials on Thursday, March 14, 2019 for distributing heroin and fentanyl that resulted in the death of Jeffrey Giannini of Ventnor. Giannini, 30, was found dead in his car at a McDonald’s restaurant. Mr. Giannini’s autopsy [..]
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.