Martin T. Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pearl River, NY

Johnson & Cohen LLP
 | 1 Blue Hill Plaza, 11th Floor
Pearl River, NY 10965-8629
Phone: 845-735-7000
Fax: 845-735-7585
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Martin T. Johnson is a founding member of the Johnson & Cohen, LLP, law firm, which has office locations in Pearl River and White Plains, New York. Serving clients throughout Westchester and Rockland counties and the surrounding areas, Mr. Johnson focuses his practice on family law. He has more than 39 years of experience guiding and supporting clients through the divorce process and helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they seek for their issues involving child custody, equitable distribution of marital assets and other related matters.

Along with handling all aspects of his clients' divorces, Mr. Johnson also has extensive experience with post-divorce modifications, relocation matters and same-sex relationship issues. He also provides solid, effective prenuptial marriage agreements to help his clients protect themselves and their assets in the event their marriages do not work out.

No matter the issues facing his clients, Mr. Johnson has proven himself a compassionate and dedicated advocate for those he serves. Furthermore, he has earned numerous awards and honors from his peers along with many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Johnson has received recognition from The Best Lawyers in America for several years, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also earned designation as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in Westchester County and as one of the Ten Leaders in Matrimonial & Divorce Law in his region. Additionally, he is a Fellow with both the American Academy and International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

A 1972 graduate of the State University of New York of New Paltz, Mr. Johnson obtained his Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law in 1980. The New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Supreme Court.

A leader in his field, Mr. Johnson has conducted numerous continuing legal education seminars across his region, and he has served as a lecturer for the New York State Bar Association's Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Program since 1985. He also served as chair of the New York State Bar Association's Family Law Section and the Westchester County Bar Association's Family Law Section, as well as co-chair for the Rockland County Bar Association's Family Law Committee.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Martin Johnson

Admitted: 1981, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.johnsoncohenlaw.com/Attorneys/Martin-T-Johnson.s...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 25 Lawyers Westchester County, 2009 - 2010
  • One of The Ten Leaders in Matrimonial & Divorce Law, 2003 - 2004
  • Super Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1999 - 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1997 - 1998

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, Member, 1993 - 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Member, , 1987 - Present
  • Rockland County, Co-Chair, Family Law Committee, 1994 - 1999
  • Westchester County, Family Law Section, Chair, 1998 - 2000
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member (Chair, 2000-2002), 1985 - Present
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1981
  • New York, 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Program, New York State Bar Association, 1985 - Present
  • Numerous CLE Programs, New York State Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • State University of New York of New Paltz, New Paltz, New York, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1972
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Office Location for Martin T. Johnson

1 Blue Hill Plaza
11th Floor
Pearl River, NY 10965-8629

Phone: 845-735-7000

Fax: 845-735-7585

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Last Updated: 8/16/2019

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