Criminal Defense Overview

Criminal Defense Attorney in Camden, NJ

South Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer Defends Clients Against Charges for Drug Crimes, Assault, and Sex Crimes in Camden County & Gloucester County, NJ

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, South Jersey criminal defense attorney Jill R. Cohen, Esq. has dedicated herself to practicing criminal law in Camden County, Gloucester County, and Atlantic County, NJ, as well as Philadelphia, PA. She will work tirelessly to defend you against your NJ criminal 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 in Camden, Cherry Hill, Pennsauken, Winslow, Collingswood, Bellmawr, Washington Township, Monroe, or Hammonton, New Jersey.

Serious Criminal Charges in Washington Township, NJ Require the Legal Skills of a Seasoned New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer

Regardless of the incidents that led up to your arrest, every resident of NJ 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 New Jersey criminal 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 in your NJ criminal case.

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 in courts throughout South Jersey. 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, but 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 and help you beat your New Jersey criminal charges.

Rely on Jill Cohen to Fight Your Criminal Charges in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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:

  • Murder and Homicide — felony murder, manslaughter, death by auto, passion homicide and drug-induced homicide
  • Weapons Offenses — illegal handgun possession, unlawful possession of a weapons, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and certain persons offenses
  • Drug Crimes — drug possession, possession with intent to distribute, drug manufacturing and trafficking of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, meth, prescription drugs or any other drugs
  • DUI/DWI — driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and breath test refusal
  • Theft Crimes — shoplifting, robbery and burglary
  • Assault — aggravated assault and simple assault
  • Sex Crimes — rape, date rape, statutory rape, sexual assault and prostitution
  • Domestic Violence — stalking, terroristic threats, harassment, assault and restraining orders
  • Juvenile Crimes – serious offenses, fake IDs, underage drinking and underage gambling
  • Traffic Offenses — drunk driving, speeding, cell phone and other distracted driving charges, and reckless driving
  • Disorderly Persons Offenses — petty crimes, including trespassing, possession of a small amount of drugs or drug paraphernalia, and loitering
  • Fraud and Forgery
  • Stalking Charges
  • Child Endangerment and Child Abuse
  • Appeals
  • Bail Hearings
  • Expungements

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 South Jersey 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, but she does so with the determination to protect each client’s reputation. She makes sure that cases are heard in courtrooms by judges and juries, not fought publicly in the media.

Contact a Winning Criminal Defense Lawyer in Gloucester Township Today for a Free Consultation about Your NJ Criminal Charges

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 in NJ gives 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 NJ 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 that she can get started on your defense.

Camden Criminal Defense Lawyer Jill R. Cohen: Fighting for Justice…One Client at a Time


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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.

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