Criminal Defense Overview
Anyone facing criminal charges in New Jersey, especially allegations relating to violent crimes, are understandably stressed and worried about their future. Depending on the nature of your charges, you may be facing stiff fines and penalties, loss of driving privileges or professional licenses, and even many years behind bars if convicted.
When your freedom and your reputation are at stake, you need an aggressive, knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer who won’t stop fighting for you. For more than 35 years, attorney Jill R. Cohen, Esq. has dedicated herself to practicing criminal law in Camden, Gloucester and Atlantic counties and in Philadelphia. She will work tirelessly to defend you against your charges in an effort to get your case dismissed or downgraded whenever possible. Contact the Law Office of Jill R. Cohen today for a free consultation about your criminal charges.
Regardless of the incidents that led up to your arrest, every resident of New Jersey has the constitutional right to a fair trial. Whether your charges are serious, such as murder, sexual assault or weapons charges, or relatively minor infractions such as traffic violations or other municipal charges, you need a defense lawyer who is devoted to defending your rights. You need and want an attorney with significant experience in the local, county and state superior courts — someone who knows the judges and court staff, as well as the district attorneys. This is because understanding how the other side thinks and strategizes can make all the difference.
Jill R. Cohen, Esq., is one of the few lawyers in New Jersey who has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a criminal trial attorney. For the past 10 years, Ms. Cohen has repeatedly been successful in her attempts to get charges dismissed for her clients. Additionally, her record of winning acquittals for clients facing serious charges is excellent. Prior to becoming a defense lawyer, Ms. Cohen served as a prosecutor in Camden County and an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia. You can rely on her experience and knowledge when you are facing criminal charges in NJ because she is not only thorough in preparing her defense strategy, she also has a solid understanding of how the other side thinks and prepares its cases. She will use that knowledge and her many years of experience to fight for your freedom.
When you or someone you care about is facing NJ criminal charges, contact a criminal defense lawyer who will put your needs first. Contact Ms. Cohen today for a free consultation about your charges. Do not speak with police or any other law enforcement representative without Ms. Cohen by your side. Reach out to her for representation regarding:
Jill Cohen’s criminal defense experience has made her a sought-after resource for offices of public defenders and deputies in several regions of New Jersey. Her reputation as a successful, fearless criminal defense lawyer has earned her an impressive reputation with judges, prosecutors, legal colleagues and former clients. Many refer the most challenging and important cases to Ms. Cohen. Not only is she ready, willing and able to take on the highest-profile, most newsworthy criminal matters, she does so with the determination to protect each client’s reputation. She makes sure cases are heard in courtrooms by judges and juries, not fought publicly in the media.
South Jersey criminal defense lawyer Jill Cohen has been passionate about fighting for justice through New Jersey’s legal system for more than three decades. Her vast experience as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney give her an advantage over other criminal lawyers. She views every case from all angles and is willing to do what it takes to investigate her clients’ charges, no matter what the circumstances. You can rest assured that Ms. Cohen will treat you as her most important client, always making certain your case gets the attention it deserves.
Contact the Law Office of Jill R. Cohen today to request your free consultation with a battle-tested, knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer. She will meet with you in her Haddonfield office or she will travel to see you if you’ve been incarcerated. Call today so she can get started on your defense.
Criminal Defense Lawyer Jill R. Cohen: Fighting for Justice…One Client at a Time
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.