The Law Office of Jill R. Cohen - Blog
20 Sep 2018
Bank Robbing “Nuns” Confess to their Crimes Habitual bank robbers who had a practice of dressing up in disguises before their crimes including dressing up as nuns have finally confessed to their crimes. The two young women had a three month period where they robbed or attempted to rob banks in both New Jersey and [..]
18 Sep 2018
Fatal Drunk Driving Accident; Off-Duty Cop Gets Year in Jail An off-duty Long Branch police detective pleaded guilty to strict liability vehicular homicide and DWI for fatally striking a 66-year-old Stanhope woman with his jeep as she was crossing the street on Ocean Boulevard. He is now considered to be the first defendant in New [..]
21 Aug 2018
The Mayor of New Brunswick expected a large drop in the crime rate when he increased the size of the New Brunswick Police Department. What he did not expect was the rise in homicides that occurred which ended up being four times as many homicides in 2017 as they had in the entire year before. [..]
7 Aug 2018
With the legalization of marijuana on the rise in the country more and more states are flirting with the idea of legalization not just for medicinal purposes but for recreational purposes as well. One of those states is New Jersey, and many believe the fact that some of the reason new Governor Phil Murphy was [..]
31 Jul 2018
While it is always advisable to adhere to the wishes of law enforcement and remain compliant when pulled over, police are people too, and people make mistakes. Sometimes, these mistakes make it so they can do their job, but if those mistakes do not follow proper protocol it could end up making subsequent events null [..]
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.