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Diane Berkowitz COHEN


DIANE COHEN, American Lawyer, Partner of GERSTEIN & COHEN, specializing in the field of Federal and State Taxation and related Corporate and Business Practice. Civil and Criminal Tax Litigation. Estate Planning and Estate Administration, Compensation and Benefit Planning and Tax Exempt Organization Planning.


Cohen, Diane Berkowitz was born on June 11, 1938 in Vineland, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Myer and Ida Mae (Subin) Berkowitz.


Fairleigh Dickinson University (Associate of Arts, summa cum laude, 1958). Glassboro State College (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1976). Temple University U.D., 1979).


Associate Lewis Katz, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1979-1981, Steven D. Weinstein, Cherry Hill, 1981-1983. Sole practice Collingswood, New Jersey, 1983-1985. Partner Gerstein, Cohen & Grayson, P.A., Haddonfield, 1985-1998.

Judge Superior Court of New Jersey, since 1998. Member committee on women in the courts New Jersey Suprme Court, 1994-1996.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1979, New Jersey 1979, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1981, United States District Court New Jersey, 1981, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, 1979, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1991.


Vice chairman Allied Jewish Appeal, Cherry Hill, 1968-1972. Vice president National Council Jewish Women, Haddonfield, 1969-1971. Fellow Camden County Bar Foundation (life).

Member American Bar Association (family law custody committee 1994-1995, family law bankruptcy committee 1994-1995, family law ethical practice and procedure 1994-1995), Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Jersey Bar Association, (delegate to general council since 1989, women's rights section 1990-1996, judicial and prosecutorial appointment committee 1990-1996, chairman 1996-1997. Professional responsibility committee 1991-1998, judicial administration committee since 1993, meetings and travel committee since 1993), Camden County Bar Association (family law committee since 1984, chairman women lawyers committee 1984-1987, member judicial appointment committee 1991-1992, budget and finance committee, trustee 1986-1989, secretary 1988-1989, treasurer 1989-1990, 1st vice president 1991-1992, president 1993-1994, New Jersey Supreme Court Michels commission on ethics 1991-1993, member nominating committee 1996-1997, program committee 1996-1997), New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association, Women's American Technion (founding member), National Association Women Lawyers.


Children: Ronald Jay, Stuart Daniel, Amy Suzanne. Married Samuel Gerstein, August 5, 1984.

Myer Berkowitz

Ida Mae (Subin) Berkowitz

Samuel Gerstein

Ronald Jay Cohen

Stuart Daniel Cohen

Amy Suzanne Cohen