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Michael Joseph Cohan

Michael Joseph Cohan, American lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1993, United States District Court (northern, middle, and southern districts) Alabama 1993, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1993, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1997.

Background

  • Cohan, Michael Joseph was born on January 9, 1965 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, The Citadel, 1986. Juris Doctor, Samford University, 1993.

    Career

    • Lawyer Starnes and Atchison, Birmingham, Alabama, 1993-1995, Janecky Newell Potts Wells & Wilson, Birmingham, since 1995. Claims adjuster Mutual Assurance, Birmingham, 1986-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1993, United States District Court (northern, middle, and southern districts) Alabama 1993, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1993, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1997.

    Politics

    Capital punishment be administered only when the pursuit of truth and justice result in clear and overwhelming evidence of guilt.

    Religion

    Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Georgia Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association, Birmingham Inn of Court, Defense Research Institute.
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    Born January 9, 1965
    (age 52)
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