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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

For more than 38 years, Mr. Johnson has devoted his entire practice with extensive trial and settlement experience to Matrimonial and Family Law matters. His practice is devoted to all aspects of same including divorce, equitable distribution, custody,  spousal and child support and all marital agreements pertaining thereto.  He is a founding member and senior partner of Johnson & Cohen, LLP.  He is recognized by the highly respected and well known Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings as an AV Preeminent attorney with the Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards which is the pinnacle of professional excellence. He has consistently been selected in “Best Lawyers in America” as a top Family Law Lawyer and selected by “New York Super Lawyers” in 2012 as Lawyer of the Year for Westchester/Rockland Counties.  Johnson & Cohen, LLP is recognized as amongst Westchester’s Best Attorneys. Accolades received from his clients over 38 years for outstanding professional services rendered to them is the best testament to his abilities and acumen and for which he is most proud.

 

Mr. Johnson a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys as well as the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the American Bar Association.  He is a past chair of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section and continues to serve as a member of its Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Westchester and Rockland County Bar Associations where he served as chair of the Family Law Sections. He has lectured for the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section as well as the Westchester and Rockland County Bar Associations continuing legal education programs.

 

 

About Martin T. Johnson

 

 

Practice Areas

 

  • Domestic Relations/Family Law
  • Custody
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Agreements

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

 

 

  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984

Other Affiliations

 

 

  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1985 - Present (Member (Chair, 2000-2002))
  • Westchester County, Family Law Section, 1998 - 2000 (Chair)
  • Rockland County, 1994 - 1999 (Co-Chair, Family Law Committee)
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1993 - 1998 (Member)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, 1987 - Present (Member)

Honors

 

 

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

Classes and Seminars

 

 

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

Education

 

 

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, 1980
    J.D.
  • State University of New York of New Paltz, New Paltz, New York, 1972
    B.A.
    Major: Political Science
 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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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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