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Michael A. Cohan

Michael A. Cohan, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1965, United States District Court New Jersey 1965.

Background

  • Cohan, Michael A. was born on November 4, 1938 in Newark. Son of Murray and Belle (Menkes) Cohan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1962. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate Edwin Kolodziej, Sayreville, New Jersey, 1965—1971. Partner Hamilton, Mulligan & Cohan, New Brunswick, 1971—1972, Kolodziej & Cohan, Sayreville, 1972—1982. Private practice Parlin, since 1982.

      Member committee on civil case management New Jersey Supreme Court, 1983—1984. Member committee reduction court delay, 1980—1981. Committee model jury charges, civil, 1980—1981.

      Chairman ethics committee Middlesex County, 1978—1980. Committee calendar control, 1971—1972.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1965, United States District Court New Jersey 1965.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Association Middlesex County (president 1973-1974, trustee since 1977), Middlesex County Bar Association 1969-1972, New Jersey State Bar Association (executive committee civil trial bar section 1969-1980), Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Attorneys New Jersey, American Arbitration Association, Federal Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American (national board governors 1979-1981, since 1983, group insurance trustee 1983-1984, election committee member 1983-1984, faculty member National College Advocacy since 1978, president New Jersey 1982-1983), Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (honorary).

    Connections

    • Children: David N., Richard S.
    • father: Murray Cohan
    • mother: Belle (Menkes) Cohan
    • children: David N. Cohan
    • Richard S. Cohan
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