Mitchell Y. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Johnson & Cohen LLP
 | 701 Westchester Ave, Suite 208W
White Plains, NY 10604
Phone: 914-644-7100
Fax: 914-922-9500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mitchell Y. Cohen is a partner at Johnson & Cohen, LLP, in White Plains, New York. Mr. Cohen dedicates his practice exclusively to family and matrimonial law, serving clients in Westchester and throughout Rockland county in divorce and other family law matters.

Mr. Cohen has more than three decades of experience. Over his career, he has successfully represented hundreds of New York residents in complex divorce cases, as well as in matters involving alimony, child custody, child support, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements, post-divorce modifications, relocation, same-sex relationships and separation agreements.

An experienced litigator, Mr. Cohen is also familiar with collaborative law methods such as mediation. His knowledge and experience allow him to help clients achieve the best possible results in non-adversarial and peaceful manner, but he is not afraid to go to trial in the appropriate situations.

Recognized for his legal accomplishments, Mr. Cohen is listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” and is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He serves as a speaker for various continuing legal education events for the New York State Bar Association, as well as in various leadership roles for the association.

Mr. Cohen is a member of the Westchester County Bar Association, the Rockland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also belongs to the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester.

Mr. Cohen earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Emory University and received his law degree from Emory University School of Law. He obtained his license to practice law in New York in 1986.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Mitchell Cohen

Admitted: 1986, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.johnsoncohenlaw.com/Attorneys/Mitchell-Y-Cohen.s...

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in Westchester County
  • Superlawyers 
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Association of Rockland Westchester Collaborative Attorneys, Member, 2006 - Present
  • The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2005 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • Family Court Law Guardian Advisory Committees, Appellate Division, Second Department, Ninth Judicial District, Member, 1995 - Present
  • Rockland County Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Immediate Past Chair, 2008 - 2010
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Executive Committee
  • Chair, Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, 2016
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Delegate to NYSBA House of Delegates, 2009 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Finance Officer, 2010 - Present
  • New York, 1986

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, "Getting the Most Out of Experts", ABA Family Advocate, Summer, 1987
  • Speaker, New York State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education 
  • Program Chair, New York State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Program, New York State Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, B.B.A., 1982, Major: Business Administration
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Office Location for Mitchell Y. Cohen

701 Westchester Ave
Suite 208W
White Plains, NY 10604

Phone: 914-644-7100

Fax: 914-922-9500

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Last Updated: 8/14/2019

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