Read About This NYC Criminal Defense Attorney in various journals
Read About This NYC Criminal Defense Attorney in various journals

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New York Criminal Defense Attorney Mark I. Cohen, as seen in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, television and radio news outlets, offers his insight into a variety of criminal law topics:

From City Room Blog:

 

As Mark Cohen, a defense lawyer who has tried cases throughout the city and was a prosecutor in the Bronx, pointed out, there is a saying among defense lawyers in New York.

“I can get an acquittal on this case in the Bronx or in Brooklyn,” but not in Manhattan, Mr. Cohen said.

 

The reason is not merely racial favoritism, Mr. Cohen said. It is about legitimate differences in perception.

 

Jury Demographics, and a Hate Crime Unit
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From Article:

 

Mark I. Cohen, a lawyer who met Justice Camacho in the early 1990s, said the judge never fell prey to prosecutorial zealotry and was “not a guy with single-minded blinders on, over the top, trying to send someone away for 20 years.”

Judge in Gunfire Case Is an Unlikely Vendetta Target
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From the Article:

 

“It certainly has all of the bells and whistles of ‘Hmm,’ ” said Mark Cohen, a defense lawyer who regularly handles cases in Manhattan. “I would think that the typical client who is not attending to, quote unquote, state business does not get the courtesy to put his sink in or perhaps go to a trade show.”

 

Trial Is Elusive in an Assemblyman
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From the City Room Blog:

 

Mark Cohen, a defense lawyer who practices in Manhattan and speaks what he called “fairly fluent” Spanish, said he has found that some interpreters have a difficult time translating for people who are from a different part of the world.

 

In Court, Lost in Translation
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From the Article:

 

Indeed, Ms. Jordan’s press strategy left many experienced defense lawyers in Manhattan’s Criminal Courts Building shaking their heads. “It seems to be like the caboose is driving the train,” said Mark Cohen, a defense lawyer. “What do you accomplish by aggravating the judge?”

 

Gigi Jordan, Charged in Her Son’s Death, Wages Publicity Blitz as She Awaits Verdict
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From the Article:

 

Mr. Caceres’s lawyer, Mark I. Cohen, said that he had seen a promising maturation in his client since last year, when he represented Mr. Caceres in his third arrest.

 

At Sentencing Youth Bares Soul
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From the Article:

 

His family hired a lawyer, Mark I. Cohen.

 

Justice Farber kept Mr. Caceres at Rikers Island for six months while he deliberated on his decision. Prosecutors were asking for prison time, while Mr. Cohen sent the judge letters from people who knew Mr. Caceres personally, asking for mercy.

 

A ‘Good Kid’ Gets a Day in Court, Again and Again
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Emergency Contact

 

We are available 24 hours to provide all necessary criminal defense services.

 

If you or someone you know has been arrested, please call/text Mr. Cohen on his emergency number 917-414-8585 or email mcohen@cfrlaw.net.

 

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Mark I. Cohen
New York City Criminal Defense Attorney

20 Vesey Street
Suite 1200

New York, NY 10007

 

Phone: (Hablamos Español)
212-732-0002
(Emergency/New Arrest only)
917-414-8585


E-mail:
mcohen@cfrlaw.net
 
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Emergency assistance 24 hours daily 917-414-8585

 

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