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Avram Nathan Cohen, American lawyer. Bar: Rhode Island 1964, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1964, United States District Court Rhode Island 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Recipient Order of Commendation, Rhode Island Supreme Court, 1985.


Cohen, Avram Nathan was born on June 12, 1933 in Taunton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph and Ethel Cohen.


Babson College (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1954). Boston University (Juris Doctor, 1963). Spoken languages: French, German.


In re Roco Corporation, 701 F2d 798; In re Suppa, 8BR, 720; State Terminal Corporation v. General Scrap Iron, Inc., 264 A2d 334, 107 RI 24. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Rhode Island and United States. Court of Appeals, First Circuit. 1965, United States. District Court, District of Rhode Island.

1980, United States. Supreme Court. Recipient, Book Award in Municipal Law. Law Clerk to Honorary Thomas J. Roberts, R.I. Supreme Ct., 1964-1966.

Author: "Unauthorized Practice of Law, What Lawyers Can Do About It," R.I. Bar Association Journal, January 1982. "Is There Litigation Between Spouses Where The Choice of Forum is Not True and Distinct. A Lawyer's Dilemma," R.I. Bar Journal May 1985.

"How to Sell Bankruptcy Estate Property Subject to Tenancy by the Entirety," Practical Real Estate Lawyer, September 1986. Instructor, Temple Emanu-El Adult Institute, International Law, 1988. General Counsel, R.I. Div. of Taxation, 1969-1971.

Chairman, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, R.I. Supreme Ct., 1985—. Member: Rhode Island (Chairman. Law Office Management Committee, 1987-1988) and American Bar Associations.

Commercial Law League of America.


Member campaign staff Democratic party, Providence, since 1966. With United States Navy, 1956-1958. Member American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association (arbitrator) Commercial Law League, Rhode Island Bar Association (chairman law practice management committee since 1987, education committee, insurance committee, house of deals 1982-1990), Rhode Island Association Criminal Defense Attorneys.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, tennis, cycling, reading.


Married Maxine Elaine Horovitz, July 18, 1970. 1 child, Brenna Elissa.