The Law Office of Jill R. Cohen - Blog
24 May 2018
There are few things as heartbreaking as when a child is sexually harassed, and because of this New Jersey has a complex system in place in order to alert and protect the public from any sex offenders that live in their area. All 21 counties have a method of keeping track of New Jersey’s registered [..]
14 May 2018
Two Lakewood men arrested for possession of drugs that were found in their vehicle have learned that New Jersey’s Supreme Court has ruled that the drugs were improperly obtained. A Justice concluded by a unanimous court that since the prosecutors could not produce evidence or additional witnesses on why the vehicle was initially stopped when [..]
26 Apr 2018
A standard procedure that has been followed by police officers throughout the country for decades is being re-evaluated as claims that the widely used method may carry serious health risks to officers in the field up to and including death. Typically when an officer finds a suspicious substance during an arrest or a traffic stop [..]
12 Apr 2018
Celebrity Blac Chyna became a big news story recently but maybe not for reasons she would have wanted. A sex tape that she was involved in was leaked online with her ex-boyfriend claiming he was also in the tape and that he filmed it, however he stated he was not the one who released the [..]
28 Mar 2018
Cyber-criminals who utilize viruses, malware, social media scams, and spyware to wreak havoc on the web are more than just a nuisance. According to Symantec, the creators of Norton antivirus software, these cyber-thieves cost United States consumers over $19.4 billion last year alone. And the costs didn’t end there. Symantec reports that at least 143 [..]
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.