Mitchell Y. Cohen

Top rated Family Law attorney in White Plains, New York

Johnson & Cohen LLP
Mitchell Y. Cohen
Johnson & Cohen LLP

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1986

Education: Emory University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

Johnson & Cohen LLP

707 Westchester Ave
Suite 410
White Plains, NY 10604 Visit website

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Mitchell Cohen is a founding member of the firm and has devoted his practice to Matrimonial and Family Law since his graduation from law school and admission to the Bar of the State of New York in 1986.  Mitch prides himself in being an effective negotiator and a zealous advocate in court.

As a member of the New York State Bar Association, Mitch is a Past Chair of the Family Law Section, and currently serves as the Section’s Delegate to the NYSBA House of Delegates, co-chair of the Section’s By-Laws Committee and as a member of the Section’s Executive Committee.  As a member of the Westchester County Bar Association, he is a past Chair of the Family Law Section and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Section.  

 

Mitch is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. He is a member of the Rockland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.  He has lectured and written articles for the New York State Bar Association, continuing legal education seminars and on numerous occasions has served as Chair for the Westchester section of the State Bar Association's CLE programs.  He has also lectured for the Westchester County Bar Association Family Law Section continuing legal education programs.  He was a member of the Family Court Law Guardian Advisory Committees, Appellate Division, Second Department, Ninth Judicial District.

About Mitchell Y. Cohen

Practice Areas

 

  • Domestic Relations/Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Separation Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Custody
  • Collaborative Law

 

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

 

 

  • New York, 1986

Other Affiliations

 

 

  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section (Past Section Chair)
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section (Executive Committee Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section (Delegate to NYSBA House of Delegates)
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section (Past Section Chair)
  • The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2005 - Present (Fellow)
  • Rockland County Bar Association, 1986 - Present (Member)
  • Family Court Law Guardian Advisory Committees, Appellate Division, Second Department, Ninth Judicial District, 1995 – 2016
  • American Bar Association, 1986 - Present (Member)

 

 

Honors

 

 

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

 

 

Classes and Seminars

 

 

  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Program, New York State Bar Association
  • Program Chair, New York State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Program, Westchester County Bar Association
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Education

 

 

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985
    J.D.
  • Emory University, 1982
    B.B.A.
    Major: Business Administration

Fraternities and Sororities

 

 

  • Pi Kappa Alpha

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1986, New York

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

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
Honors/Awards:
  • Best Lawyers in Westchester County
  • Superlawyers 
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
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

Office location for Mitchell Y. Cohen

707 Westchester Ave
Suite 410
White Plains, NY 10604

Phone: 914-644-7100

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

Top Lists

Top 25: Westchester County Super Lawyers: 2008, 2012, 2023

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