Regardless of the criminal charges you are facing, hearing a jury foreperson announce a guilty verdict against you or a loved one is often devastating. However, all hope is not lost. Whatever the original charges and the outcome of an original criminal case may have been, an appeal could be your second chance at justice.
It’s critically important to choose a criminal defense lawyer who has considerable experience successfully appealing criminal convictions for clients in New Jersey, including Camden, Cherry Hill, Pennsauken, Winslow, Lindenwold, Washington Township, West Deptford, Hammonton, and Hamilton Township, NJ. You need to select an experienced South Jersey criminal attorney, like Jill R. Cohen, Esq., who will determine possible causes for an appeal and who will zealously pursue justice on your behalf. Contact Ms. Cohen’s Haddonfield law office today to schedule your free initial consultation. Ms. Cohen will even meet with you in prison, when necessary.
Each and every NJ criminal case is different — as different as the circumstances of the alleged crime, the plaintiff and defendant, the attorneys involved, the jury members and even the judge who presided over the case. As you select a Camden County criminal lawyer to handle your appeal, look for someone with depth and breadth in criminal law. South Jersey criminal defense attorney Jill Cohen has successfully won many appeals in cases such as DUI, assault, domestic violence and restraining orders, traffic offenses, and even homicides.
It’s important to choose someone who has worked on both sides of the courtroom, someone who understands people — how they think, act and make decisions.
Jill Cohen knows that there are numerous reasons for pursuing an appeal in your case. For example, your previous defense attorney may have failed to meet acceptable standards of criminal defense in NJ, a judge or jury may have made an erroneous decision, or procedural errors may have occurred in your previous trial. Ms. Cohen will leave no stone unturned as she seeks to get your conviction appealed and return you to your family.
Ms. Cohen has handled appeals from both the defense and prosecution sides, so she understands the different points of view involved in these kinds of NJ criminal cases. She will fight tirelessly for an optimal result in your appeal case.
Contact the Law Offices of Jill R. Cohen in Haddonfield to discuss the possibility of appealing your conviction. Ms. Cohen serves clients in Camden County, Gloucester County, Atlantic County, and across South Jersey.
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.