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Roy Benjamin Cohen

Roy Benjamin Cohen, American judge. Bar: New Jersey 1969, United States District Court New Jersey 1969, United States Supreme Court 1973, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1976. Member of National Association Family Court Judges, Essex County Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Unity Maplewood Club.

Background

  • Cohen, Roy Benjamin was born on February 4, 1944 in Newark. Son of Leroy George and Natalie (Klein) Cohen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1966. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1969.

    Career

    • Staff attorney Essex County Legal Services, Montclair, New Jersey, 1969—1970. Assistant prosecutor Essex County Prosecutor Office, Newark, 1970—1972, chief appellate section, 1972—1977. General counsel New Jersey Casino Control Commission, Trenton, 1977—1981.

      Judge Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, Newark, 1981—1983, Superior Court New Jersey, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1969, United States District Court New Jersey 1969, United States Supreme Court 1973, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member of National Association Family Court Judges, Essex County Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Unity Maplewood Club.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Lynn Oppenheimer Cohen, June 11, 1967. Children: Amy Lee, Daniel Eric.
    • father: Leroy George Cohen
    • mother: Natalie (Klein) Cohen
    • spouse: Joan Lynn Oppenheimer Cohen
    • children: Amy Lee Cohen
    • Daniel Eric Cohen
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    Born February 4, 1944
    (age 73)
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