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Zachary A. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Monroe, NC

Zachary A. Cohen, Attorney at Law, PLLC
105-C E. JEfferson St.
Monroe, NC 28112
Phone: 704-283-9090
Fax: 704-283-9008
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense, Family Law
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded criminal defense attorney, Zachary A. Cohen is the owner of his sole practice based in Monroe, North Carolina. He provides advice and counsel to area residents who have been charged by the state with the commission of misdemeanors or felonies, and he has been able to obtain acquittals in many of these cases while in others, he has negotiated plea agreements containing terms favorable to his clients.

In addition to his defense practice, Mr. Cohen has a family law background, representing people who are going through a divorce and who are having to deal with issues such as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the equitable division of property. Highly respected by his fellow professionals, Mr. Cohen has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, and he has also been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Mr. Cohen has helped his clients defend against a wide variety of charges. These have included assault and battery, driving while impaired by alcohol, larceny, weapons violations, drug possession and trafficking, robbery, burglary, kidnapping, sex offenses, and murder. He also helps people have their previous criminal records expunged, which can make a difference when they are applying for a job or trying to rent a house or an apartment.

Mr. Cohen majored in history at Wingate University, which he attended on a football scholarship and from where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 2000. His legal education came at Texas A&M University School of Law. During his time there, Mr. Cohen served internships with the District Attorney's Office of Union County in Monroe. He is admitted to practice before all North Carolina state courts.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Family Law
Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Divorce, Domestic Violence


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018

About Zachary A. Cohen

First Admitted: 2005, North Carolina

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Educational Background

  • Wingate University
  • West Rowan High School


  • Top 100 DWI Defense Attorney in North Carolina, National Advocacy of DUI Defense, 2013
  • 10.0 Superb rating, avvo, 2014
  • Top 40 under 40 Criminal Defense in North Carolina, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Attorney, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • BV rated, Martindale-Hubble, 2014
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2015
  • DUIDLA, 2017
  • Union County Bar Association, 2005
  • National College for DUI Defense, 2013

Industry Groups

  • National College For DUI Defense
  • National Trial Lawyers
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Office Location for Zachary A. Cohen

105-C E. JEfferson St.
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-9090

Fax: 704-283-9008

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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