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Esther Cohen Lee

public defender

Esther Cohen Lee, American public defender. Bar: Wisconsin 1973, New York 1973, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1974, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1975.

Background

Lee, Esther Cohen was born on April 29, 1948 in Milwaukee. Daughter of David Aaron and Harriett (Goldman) Cohen.

Education

Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1973.

Career

Aty. Legal Aid Society Oneida County, Utica, New York, 1973—1977. 1st assistant public defender Public Defender' General’ s Office Oneida County, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1973, New York 1973, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1974, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1975.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women (legislation chairman Utica since 1982), Oneida County Bar Association (board directors 1980-1983), Mohawk Valley Womens Bar Association (president since 1985), New York State Women's Bar Association (drafter), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Dennis W. Lee, August 21, 1976. Children: Elliot, Alexandra.

father:
David Aaron Cohen

mother:
Harriett (Goldman) Cohen

spouse:
Dennis W. Lee

children:
Elliot Lee

Alexandra Lee