Joshua P. Cohn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Saddle Brook, NJ

Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf, LLP
 | Park 80 West - Plaza One, 250 Pehle Avenue, Suite 401
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Phone: 201-273-7169
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Appellate (20%)


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Attorney Profile

As a partner at Cohn, Lifland, Pearlman, Herrmann and Knopf LLP, Joshua P. Cohn guides individuals and families through some of the most difficult situations they may ever face. He handles criminal defense and family law cases on behalf of clients in Bergen County and throughout northern New Jersey. In every matter, he uses professionalism, integrity and compassion to reach the best possible outcome.

Licensed to practice for three decades, Mr. Cohn is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association and The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey. Additionally, he is a barrister with The Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court. He frequently delivers lectures to peers about his practice area, and he is a former adjunct professor for the Seton Hall University School of Law.

Mr. Cohn is adept at all phases of the legal process, whether a client is dealing with a divorce or facing a serious criminal charge. He has appeared in municipal, state and federal courts to advocate for clients’ rights. As a former prosecutor, he understands the inner workings of the justice system.

Any case Mr. Cohn takes on presents an opportunity to deliver comprehensive representation. This means more than simply negotiating or litigating. Mr. Cohn recognizes that he also plays the role of counsel, which means he listens to clients’ concerns and helps them weigh their options.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College, Mr. Cohn went on to receive a Juris Doctor and graduate cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law

Family Law (30%)

Appellate (20%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018

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About Joshua Cohn

Admitted: 1987, New Jersey

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Honors and Awards:

  • Bergen’s Top Lawyers in in Matrimonial & Family, and Criminal Defense (White Collar and Non-White Collar) 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers for Criminal Defense, Family Law and Appellate, 2006 through 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal Criminal Justice Act Program, Participant
  • Passaic County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel, Panelist
  • Morris Pashman Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey, Member
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Washington, D.C.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Adjunct Faculty Member, 1991 to 1997
  • New Jersey State Bar Foundation, Lecturer

Educational Background:

  • Hamilton College, B.A.
Office Location for Joshua P. Cohn

Park 80 West - Plaza One
250 Pehle Avenue, Suite 401
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

Phone: 201-273-7169


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Last Updated: 10/9/2017

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