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Barry Cohen

Barry Cohen

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  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • New Jersey
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Summary

Mr. Cohen is a founding partner and heads the personal injury department of the firm. For more than 30 years, his practice has been civil litigation, specializing in personal injury, maritime, product liability, professional negligence, and construction accident claims. Mr. Cohen is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, which is the highest specialty certification available to NJ civil trial attorneys. Mr. Cohen also has been selected to the “New Jersey Super Lawyer®” list nine times for his work in personal injury. Mr. Cohen graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University and was a member of the law review of the Catholic University of America – Columbus School of Law.

Education
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
J.D. (1979)
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Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
B.A. (1974)
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Certifications
Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, 2001 to present
New Jersey Supreme Court
Awards
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Best Law Firm, Personal Injury, Tier 2 NJ
Best Lawyers
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for nine years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for eight years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for seven years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for six years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for five years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for four years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for three consecutive years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for two consecutive years
Super Lawyers - NJ Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury
Outstanding Service to the Community and Bar
Atlantic County Bar Association
Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Community Service
National Conference of Christians and Jews
Young Leadership Award
Federation of Jewish Agencies of Atlantic County
Volunteer of the Year Award
Volunteer Center of Atlantic County
Professional Associations
Atlantic County Bar Association
Member, Judicial Appointments Committee (2008-2010)
Current
New Jersey Trial Association
Lecturer
- Current
Activities: Annual Boardwalk Seminar
Vincent S. Haneman America Inn of Court, Atlantic Chapter
Master
- Current
Atlantic County and Cape May County
Civil Trial Arbitrator
- Current
New Jersey American Association of Justice
Member, State Board of Trustees
- Current
Activities: formerly known as New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Board of Trustrees (1995-present)
- Current
New Jersey State Bar # 015171979
Member
- Current
National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council
Board Member
State of NJ Israel Trade Commission
Member
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Activities: Appointed by Governor Whitman
National Committee on Energy and the Environment
National Co-chair
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National Immigration Task Force
National Co-chair
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National Women’s Task Force
National Co-chair
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New Jersey Defense Association
South Jersey Vice President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, PC
Blog
Spring Safety for Bicyclists and Pedestrians
Blog
Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Blog
Legal Remedies for the Emotional Effects of a Dog Bite
Blog
Understanding the Importance of Auto Insurance Coverage Selections
Blog
How Do I Know if I Have a Personal Injury Case?
Blog
Most Common Slip and Fall Accidents
Blog
New Jersey Boating Accidents 101
Blog
Fatal Traffic Accidents Are on the Rise in New Jersey, Particularly in Shore Counties
Blog
When Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Intersect
Blog
Truck Driver Injuries Shift Into High Gear
Contact & Map
Northfield
The Executive Plaza
2111 New Road, Suite 202
Northfield, NJ 08225
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (609) 677-1700
Cell: (609) 432-4665
Fax: (609) 677-1790
Cape May
211 S. Main Street
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (609) 729-1187
Cell: (609) 432-4665
Fax: (609) 677-1790
Cherry Hill
Beowulf Plaza
1814 E. Rt 70, Suite 336
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (856) 673-4181
Cell: (609) 432-4665
Fax: (609) 677-1790
Trenton Area
100 Horizon Center Blvd.
Suite 111
Hamilton, NJ 08691
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (609) 528-5621
Cell: (609) 432-4665
Fax: (609) 677-1790