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Bert W. Cohen

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense

About Me

If you are charged with any crime or Driving Under the Influence, you need to be thoroughly aware of your rights and defenses. You need a lawyer who knows how to present your case to the court to your best advantage. Mr. Cohen is an aggressive criminal defense lawyer, former Georgia prosecutor, and graduate of Emory Law School and 25 years experience in courts throughout Georgia. Call Attorney Bert W. Cohen today to ensure that your rights are protected.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Violent Crime: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

50 total 

  • Steffanie Ann Walczak

    I endorse this lawyer. He is very well respected by his peers and clients for his skill as a criminal defense attorney.

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    Steffanie Walczak Family Attorney
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    Mr. Cohen is a well-respected lawyer who is familiar with the courts and knows the law. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Christine Esser Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Bert W. Cohen, Attorney at Law

321 Lawrence Street
Marietta, GA, 30060-2056

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198307/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 100 in GeorgiaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Pharmacology/Toxicology Principles in CourtroomScientific Law Forums2012
Certificate of AppreciationCobb County Mock Trials2009
NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Testing CertificateRon Lloyd and Tony Corroto Georgia Certified Instructors2006
Certificate of AppreciationCobb County Mock Trial Competition2006
BV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant City SolicitorCity Solicitor's Office1994 - 2001
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office Chatham County, Georgia1991 - 1992
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney,Floyd County, Georgia1983 - 1986

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cobb Justice FoundationVolunteer Attorney2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
DUI Defense Lawyers Association (National Organization)Member2014 - Present
Georgia Attorneys for Criminal JusticePresident2014 - Present
American Radio Relay LeagueMember KK4UUA2013 - Present
Innocence Project- Idaho (Boise)Attorney Volunteer2013 - Present
Douglas County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Georgia Association for Women Lawyers Douglas County ChapterN/A2012 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2011 - Present
Georgia High School Moot CourtJudge2009 - 2009
Marietta Lawyer's ClubMember2008 - 2011
North Atlanta Riding ClubMember2008 - Present
Georgia High School Moot CourtJudge2006 - 2006
Atlanta Bicycle CampaignMember2005 - Present
Martin Lakes Condominium AssociationDirector2003 - 2005
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Cobb Couny Criminal Lawyers Bar SectionMember2001 - Present
Georgia High School Moot CourtJudge2000 - 2000
United States Supreme Court BarMember of Bar1990 - Present
Cobb County Bar Younger Lawyers SectionVice President Events1988 - 1989
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1986 - Present
Georgia Supreme CourtMember of Bar1983 - Present
Georgia Court of AppealsBar Member1983 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1983 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. Allen 262 Ga. App. 724Case Dismissed, Indictment Quashed
State v. King, 191 Ga. App. 706Case against defendant dismissed
Client requests anonymityJudgment of conviction vacated

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Gwinnett MagazineSmall Business Owners Guide to Trademark and Copyright Law2001

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationCertificate for Standardized Field Sobriety TestingDUI Field Sobriety Testing2006
Emory University School of LawLawJuris Doctor1983
University of Maryland, College ParkHistoryBatchelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Cobb County Bar Assocition Criminal Law SectionDefending Against Prosecutions Under the Street Gang and Terrorism Prevention Act2014
New uses for technology in the practice of criminal lawCreative new uses for technology in the practice of criminal law2011
Using Powerpoint Effectively at TrialUsing Powerpoint Effectively at Trial2009
Criminal LawVarious Criminal Law Subjects and Overview of the Profession of Criminal Law Attorney2007
Acme Supply National Meeting Nassau BahamasHow to ethically and successfully conduct your business without getting arrested. Concentration on FTC Cooling Off Rule, local permitting requirements, avoiding fraud claims.2002