Dennis J. Cogan

Dennis J. Cogan

Criminal Defense Attorney
Philadelphia, PA




No Misconduct



About Me

Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Woodward White) since 1998; Selected by Best Lawyers in America as # 1 Criminal Lawyer of the Year for 2011 in Philadelphia; included in Super Lawyers In Pa. since its inception; Philadelphia DA's office 1972-1976; served there for 3 of those years as the lead homicide prosecutor in 75 cases, all resulting in convictions; 1976-present continuously engaged as a...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types



Fixed (Always), Hourly ($500-$600/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: a Litigation client almost 3 years ago.

Having been a trial lawyer engaged in litigation for forty years I have encountered innumerable attorneys engaged in litigation. My experience is: 1....

The Best Criminal Defense Attorney On Earth!

Posted by: PATNILSON over 3 years ago.

Dennis Cogan is the Da Vinci of the art of law and the very best trial attorney in the country. I am hardly the only person, lawyer or not, who...
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Showing 2 of 2 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

9 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Dennis. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Christopher D. Warren
Christopher Warren

Philadelphia, PA

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I wholeheartedly endorse this attorney and firmly believe that he is the finest criminal trial lawyer currently practicing in Philadelphia. His...
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1971 License Status: Active for the state of Pennsylvania.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/27/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1991 – present

Cogan & Associates


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BA - Bachelor of Arts in

Temple University


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2011 Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense

Best Lawyers


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American Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Speaking Engagements

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2012 Negative Publicity (Presenter and provided written materials)

at Unrelenting Negative Publicity and a Non-Sequestered Jury

2010 Lessons Learned (Presenter and provided written materials)

at Lessons Learned from the Fumo Case

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