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While recognizing the uniqueness of each case and the individualized nature of its outcome,
we take pride in our distinguished track record of success in representing our clients.

Jeffrey D. Cohen is considered by many as one of
the best criminal defense lawyers in Queens, NY.

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At the Law Offices of Jeffrey D. Cohen, we take pride in our commitment to achieving positive outcomes for our clients, and our Case Results page is a testament to the exceptional legal representation we provide. While each case is inherently unique, we believe that certain key factors set us apart and contribute to our success.

Choosing the right lawyer is a critical decision that can significantly impact the outcome of your case.  At the Law Offices of Jeffrey D. Cohen, we are not just legal professionals; we are your advocates, dedicated to securing the justice you deserve. Explore our Case Results to gain insight into our achievements, and rest assured that when you choose us, you’re choosing a legal partner committed to your success.

Client-Centered Communication:
The foundation of a successful attorney-client relationship is open communication. Facing legal challenges can be overwhelming. By encouraging clear and transparent communication ensures our clients are heard and informed every step of the way.
Legal Experience Specific to Your Case:
Led by the experienced and knowledgeable attorney, Jeffrey D. Cohen, our team is well-versed in handling a wide range of legal matters. Mr. Cohen's 23 years of experience in law provides the insights and strategies needed to navigate the complexities of your case effectively. We believe that a seasoned attorney with a deep understanding of the law is an invaluable asset to your legal journey.
Proven Track Record:
Success breeds confidence, and our track record of favorable case results is a testament to our dedication to our clients. The Case Results page showcases some of the more notable victories we've achieved, illustrating our proficiency in obtaining positive resolutions in cases similar to yours. While past results do not guarantee future success, they do reflect our commitment to excellence.

2023

January 5, 2024

Case Dismissed – Unlawful Possession of Ammunition

Queens, NY

The Charges

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.  AC (10-131 (i)) Class B Misdemeanor

The Result

In a case stemming from a December 19, 2023 arrest at LaGuardia Airport in Queens for Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, attorney, Jeffrey D. Cohen, demonstrated his effective defense strategy. The client, issued a Desk Appearance Ticket, faced serious allegations. Leveraging his experience, Mr. Cohen scrutinized the ticket and identified critical defects.

Appearing in court alongside his client, Mr. Cohen successfully argued for the dismissal of all charges due to the identified defects in the ticket. This outcome showcases Mr. Cohen’s proficiency in navigating legal intricacies to protect his clients. At the Law Offices of Jeffrey D. Cohen, we approach every case with dedication and legal acumen, ensuring our clients receive the strategic defense they deserve.

January 3, 2024

Case Dismissed – Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Queens, NY

The Charges

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree. (265.01) (1) Class A Misdemeanor

The Result

On December 14, 2023, attorney, Jeffrey D. Cohen, secured a favorable outcome for a client arrested at Kennedy Airport in Queens for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree. The charge stemmed from the client’s possession of a Baton found in his carry-on bag, carrying a potential sentence of up to one year in jail if convicted.

Drawing on his experience, Mr. Cohen engaged in strategic conferences with both his client and the Queens District Attorney’s office. Through a meticulous review of the case file and courtroom representation, he effectively persuaded the Queens District Attorney to dismiss all charges against our client. This achievement underscores Mr. Cohen’s dedication to defending his clients and achieving positive resolutions.

NOVEMBER 17, 2023

Case Dismissed – Criminal Possession of a Firearm

Queens, NY

The Charges

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree. (265.03) Class C Felony

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree. (265.02) Class D Felony

Criminal Possession of a Firearm (265.01) (B) (1) Class E Felony

The Result

On October 15, 2023, attorney, Jeffrey D. Cohen, successfully represented a client arrested at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, facing severe charges including Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. The potential consequences were daunting, with the client risking up to 15 years in jail if convicted.

Mr. Cohen approached the case with a meticulous review, carefully examining the details and identifying weaknesses in the Prosecution’s case. Through strategic advocacy and a thorough understanding of the legal intricacies surrounding weapon possession charges, Mr. Cohen achieved a remarkable outcome – all charges against our client were dismissed.

This successful resolution not only spared our client from the prospect of a lengthy jail term but also showcased Mr. Cohen’s ability to navigate complex legal scenarios and secure positive results. We stand by you.

August 19, 2023

Case Dismissed – Burglary

Manhattan, NY

The Charges

Robbery in the First Degree. (160.15). Class B Felony

Robbery in the Second degree. (160.10) Class C Felony

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree. (265.01) Class A Misdemeanor

Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree (165.40) Class A Misdemeanor

The Result

On April 10, 2020, Mr. Cohen’s client was arrested in Manhattan County for Robbery in the First, Robbery in the Second degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree. The client was facing 25 years in jail if convicted. Mr. Cohen reviewed the case which incorporated a great amount of discovery. Upon closer examination of the file, Mr. Cohen filed a motion to dismiss on grounds that the District Attorney failed to timely prosecute his client. Based upon Mr. Cohen’s motion, the District Attorney ultimately dismissed all charges against Mr. Cohen’s client.

May 25, 2023

Case Dismissed – Burglary

Queens, NY

The Charges

Burglary in the First Degree [140.30] Class B Felony

Burglary in the Second Degree [140.25] Class C Felony
Petit Larceny [155.25] Class A Misdemeanor

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree [265.01] Class A Misdemeanor

Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree[165.40] Class A  Misdemeanor

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana [221.05] Violation

The Result

On April 11, 2015, Mr. Cohen’s client was arrested in Queens County for Burglary in the First Degree, Burglary in the Second Degree, Petit Larceny, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree. The client was facing up to 25 years in jail if convicted. Believing his client’s innocence, Mr. Cohen took the case to trial. Mr. Cohen expertly cross-examined the prosecution’s witnesses, undermining their credibility and showing grave inconsistencies in their testimony. After two days of jury deliberations, the jury was deadlocked and could not reach a verdict. The client was ultimately found NOT GUILTY on the top five charges and was only found guilty of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a mere VIOLTATION. Client received NO JAIL TIME.

Not Guilty – Criminal Trespass in the Third Degree

Queens, NY

The Charges

Burglary in the First Degree [140.30] Class B Felony

Burglary in the Second Degree [140.25] Class C Felony

Petit Larceny [155.25] Class A Misdemeanor

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree [265.01] Class A Misdemeanor

Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree[165.40] Class A  Misdemeanor

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana [221.05] Violation

The Result

On April 11, 2015, Mr. Cohen’s client was arrested in Queens County for Burglary in the First Degree, Burglary in the Second Degree, Petit Larceny, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree. The client was facing up to 25 years in jail if convicted. Believing his client’s innocence, Mr. Cohen took the case to trial. Mr. Cohen expertly cross-examined the prosecution’s witnesses, undermining their credibility and showing grave inconsistencies in their testimony. After two days of jury deliberations, the jury was deadlocked and could not reach a verdict. The client was ultimately found NOT GUILTY on the top five charges and was only found guilty of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a mere VIOLTATION. Client received NO JAIL TIME.

Case Dismissed -Criminal possession of forged instrument

Queens, NY

The Charges

Criminal possession of forged instrument in the Third Degree. (170.20) Class A misdemeanor.

The Result

On November 4, 2016, Mr. Cohen’s client was arrested while on the Long Island Railroad for Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Third Degree.

Manhattan Criminal Defense Lawyer Mr. Jeffrey D. Cohen thoroughly investigated the charges against his client.

Upon providing the Manhattan District Attorney’s office with evidence that the crime his client was charged with was a mere understanding, the Manhattan District Attorney’s properly dismissed all the charges against Mr. Cohen’s client in the interest of justice.

Favorable Disposition – Manslaughter and Gang Assault

Queens, NY

The Charges

Manslaughter in the First degree (Penal Law § 125.20 (1)
Gang Assault in the First degree (Penal Law 120.07)

The Result

Over three days of deliberations, the jury was deadlocked and could not come to a verdict on the top three charges of Manslaughter in the First degree, Gang Assault in the First Degree and Gang Assault in the Second Degree. The client was found guilty of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree.

Not Guilty – Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree

Bronx, NY

The Charges

Criminal Possession of a Firearm in the Second Degree

The Result

On December 8, 2016, Queens Criminal Defense Lawyer Mr. Jeffrey D. Cohen exacted a deep and complex cross-examination of the arresting officer to undermine his credibility showing the officer’s inconsistent testimony to the grand jury. The client was found NOT GUILTY.

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