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Monthly Archives: September 2022


5 Questions To Ask During Your Interactions With The Police

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Being stopped by a police officer is one of the scariest and most intimidating experiences. Even if you have not done anything wrong, it is natural to get frightened and intimidated when a police officer stops you. While it is understandable why you would want to answer questions after being stopped by the police,… Read More »

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Common Reasons Why Police Stop Drivers For DUI

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

DUI arrests happen all the time. It is estimated that more than one million people in the United States of America are arrested in a given year for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Usually, a DUI arrest begins in one of two ways. Either a driver was involved in an accident… Read More »

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Things A Criminal Defense Attorney Can Do For You That You Probably Cannot Do For Yourself

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Millions of criminal defendants and plaintiffs in civil cases try to navigate US courts without a lawyer each year. According to research, in some states, up to 90% of litigants are “pro se litigants,” meaning they do not have a lawyer. There are many reasons why people handle their criminal and civil cases pro… Read More »

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New York Police Department Announces Citywide Crime Statistics For August 2022

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

On September 6, 2022, the New York Police Department released the crime statistics for the month of August. Since the beginning of the year, crime in New York City has been increasing, and the month of August was not any different. According to the NYPD, reported cases in almost all crime categories increased in… Read More »

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How Can Social Media Posts Affect Your DUI Case?

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

According to research, approximately seven in ten Americans use social media. Social media sites are a great way of staying in touch with family members and friends. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be great for meeting new people. Chances are that you use social media sites to share fun experiences and activities… Read More »

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Best Practices For Working With A Criminal Defense Attorney

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

When facing criminal charges, it is best to avoid handling your case alone. You have a higher chance of seeing a positive outcome if you retain a skilled criminal defense attorney. Criminal charges can take away your freedom, so it is best that you don’t risk going at it alone without legal representation. You… Read More »

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"... Mr. Cohen's effort... in everything he has done before the Court, is A-Plus... [R]ecently, in another case... [before me], the result he achieved for his client... was quite impressive." Honorable Kenneth M. Karas, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.


"So I have very sophisticated counsel here and, Mr. Cohen, [your client] is very fortunate in having you as his attorney, and I hope he appreciates that." – Quote from the Honorable Denise L. Cote, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.


"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." – As provided in the New York Times City Room Blog.

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