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Amber Rose Cohen

also known as Amber R. Cohen, Amber Cohen

About me

Before co-founding Cohen Cleary, P.C., Attorney Cohen worked as associate counsel for a small firm in Plymouth.   Attorney Cohen concentrates her legal practice in the areas of family law, probate and estates, guardianships of minors and incapacitated persons as well as civil litigation. Attorney Cohen is passionate about her work in representing those who are in need of legal representation, and strives to follow our firm’s promise of integrity, commitment and results.


Attorney Cohen is a certified member of the National College of DUI Defense, the criminal defense bar advocate panel and is a co-founder of the Attorneys Representing Children (ARC) program in Bristol and Plymouth Counties. Attorney Cohen is admitted to practice before all Massachusetts courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States First Circuit of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. 


Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Attorney Cohen lived in Colorado for 11 years. She attended high school in the Aspen Valley (Roaring Fork) and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. During her undergraduate program, Attorney Cohen volunteered in many programs during which time she began to cultivate the desire to assist people.  She earned her Bachelor’s degreein psychology with a minor in the law. In May of 2008, Attorney Cohen earned her Juris Doctorate degree from University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth cum laude.


Attorney Cohen is the recipient of the Boston Rising Stars, Top 40 Under 40 Award in 2014.  Additionally, she is the recipient of the Sara Clairman Award for Academic Excellence, the Academic Achievement Award (class rank # 2), and Pro Bono Award honored by the New Center for Legal Advocacy in addition to many other distinguished awards.  Attorney Cohen had the honor of serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Roundtable Symposium Law Journal.  Attorney Cohen is a published author of A Square Peg Into A Round Hole:  Trade Dress Protection of Websites, The Perspective of The Consumer And The Dilemma For The Courts, 3 S. NEW ENG. ROUNDTABLE SYMP. L. J. 137 (2008).


 


 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 50%
    7 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    5 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Edward R. Molari

    Amber is a great lawyer, and an absolute pleasure to work with. She is dedicated and tireless in her efforts to help her clients. I have personally referred people to her because I knew they will be in good hands, and I would do it again without hesitation.

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    Edward Molari Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Anthony R. Riccio

    Having seen Amber in court, I can say that she is very knowledgeable about the law. Amber has a great presence in the courtroom and is very skilled in advocating on behalf of her client.

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    Anthony Riccio Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Cohen Cleary, P.C.

10 Commerce Way, Ste 4
Raynham, MA, 02767-1071

385 Court Street
Suite 102
Plymouth, MA, 02360

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200806/26/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarBoston Super Lawyers2015
First Justice's Award for Pro Bono ExcellenceSCLCS2015
First Justice's Award for Pro Bono ExcellenceSCLCS2014
Boston Rising Star - Top 40 Under 40National Law Journal2014
First Justice's Award for Pro Bono ExcellenceSCLCS2013
First Justice's Award for Pro Bono ExcellenceSouth Coastal Legal Counties Services2012
First Justice's Award for Pro Bono ExcellenceSouth Coastal Legal Counties Services2011
First Justice's Award for Pro Bono ExcellenceNew Center for Legal Advocacy2010
Sarah Clarman Bernstein Prize for Academic ExcellenceUMass Law School2008
Academic Achievement AwardUMass Law School2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCohen Cleary, P.C.2014 - Present
Managing AttorneySchonland & Associates, P.C.2010 - 2013
Associate AttorneySchonland & Associates, P.C.2008 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2015 - Present
Plymouth District Bar AssociationVice President2015 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Plymouth District Bar AssocationPast Secretary/Treasurer2013 - Present
Bristol County Bar AdvocatesN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Plymouth County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Plymouth County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Bristol County Bar AssociationBoard Member2008 - 2013
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Southern New England Roundtable Symposium Law JournalA Square Peg Into A Round Hole: Trade Dress Protection of Websites, The Perspective of The Consumer And The Dilemma For The Courts2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Massachusetts School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Colorado - BoulderPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ARC ProgramAttorneys Representing Children2013