The Law Office of Jill R. Cohen - Blog
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 [..]
15 Aug 2019
Lindenwold Resident Sentenced to Prison Delronn Mahan, age 21, of Lindenwold, New Jersey was sentenced Friday, March 22, 2019 to a total of fifteen years in prison for shooting a police officer in November 2017. Mahan had been previously sentenced to eight years in prison related to this incident for the possession of a weapon [..]
7 Aug 2019
New Jersey Sexual Assault Over the past several months, New Jersey has initiated a coordinated campaign against professional massage therapists who are suspected of sexually assaulting their clients. Since the beginning of the year, at least five massage therapists have lost their licenses and faced criminal charges. What exactly are the consequences of getting charged [..]
2 Aug 2019
Weapon Possession in New JerseyThe right to bear arms is a constitutional right, however all states do limit someone’s ability to carry and/or possession firearms in certain places. Anyone who possesses a weapon that is prohibited by state and/or federal law can be charged with possession of a prohibited weapon. With the help of a [..]
9 Jul 2019
New Jersey Couple Sentenced A resident of Orange Township was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the killing and robbery of a man they were meant to purchase marijuana from. Joseph Villani and his girlfriend Raquel Garajau made a plan to rip off dealer Trupal Patel on February 6, 2017, when Patel came to [..]
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.