Mr. Barry D. Cohen

Mr. Barry D. Cohen: Attorney with Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo
  • Member at Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo (7 Attorneys)
  • The Executive Plaza, 2111 New Road, Suite 202, Northfield, NJ 08225
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  • Mr. Cohen heads the Personal Injury department of the firm. For more than 30 years, his practice has been civil litigation, specializing in personal injury, maritime, product liability, professional negligence, and construction accident claims. Mr. Cohen is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, which is the highest specialty certification available to NJ civil trial attorneys.
  • Peer Reviews
    4.3/5.0 (13)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (1)
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Biography

Mr. Cohen heads the Personal Injury department of the firm. For more than 30 years, his practice has been civil litigation, specializing in personal injury, maritime, product liability, professional negligence, and construction accident claims. Mr. Cohen is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, which is the highest specialty certification available to NJ civil trial attorneys.

Mr. Petro has been named in the New Jersey issue of “Super Lawyers®” in the area of personal injury for 10 years.

Phi Beta Kappa; Master, Vincent A. Hahneman, Atlantic Chapter Inns of Court, 1997-. Member, Catholic University Law Review, 1978-1979. Author: "The Diplomatic Relations Act of 1978," Catholic University Law Review, Spring, 1980. New Jersey Defense Association Southern New Jersey Region, Vice President, 1988-1990; Appointed by Governor Whitman as member of New Jersey-Israel Trade Commission, 1996; New Jersey Trial Association Annual Boardwalk Seminar - Lecturer, 1998 National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council National Board, 1989-2000/National Co-chair, Women's Task Force, 1989-1990/National Co-chair, Immigration Task Force, 1990-1991/National Co-chair, Committee on Energy and the Environment, 1993-1996/National Co-chair, NJCRAC Joint Program Plan, 1998/National Conference of Christian and Jews Program Advisory Board, 1989-1994 Atlantic Capes Fisheries, Inc., General Counsel, 2010-; Richard Stockton College Human Relations Coalition, Founding Member, 1992-2003; Jewish Community Relations Council, Chairman, 1985-2000; Jewish Federation of Atlantic/Cape May Counties, Vice President, 1992-1996/Chair of Long Range Planning 1992-1994; Congregation Beth Judah, Vice President, 1995-2001/President, 2001-2003/Chairman of Board of Trustees, 2003-2005; Young Judaea, National Executive Board Member, Chug Chalutzi, 1969-1970; Hamagshimim (first Jewish American college age general Zionist Founding member of (NJPIRG) New Jersey Public Interest Research Group, 1997 Recipient of numerous Service Awards, including Outstanding Service to Community and Bar - Atlantic County Bar Association, 1989; Young Leadership Award - Federation of Jewish Agencies of Atlantic County, 1989; Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Community Service - National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1992; Volunteer of the Year Award - Volunteer Center of Atlantic County, 1994. Atlantic County and Common Law Arbitrator, 1985-.

(Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney)

Areas of Practice (40)

  • Plaintiff Personal Injury
  • Litigation
  • Products Liability Law
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Architects and Engineers Malpractice
  • Construction Claim Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Law
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-675-7607 ext. 12  Phone
609-432-4665  Cell Phone
609-677-1790  Fax
www.petrocohen.com
University Attended:
Rutgers University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
Catholic University of America, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, New Jersey
Memberships:
Atlantic County, New Jersey State, and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association; New Jersey Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, Board of Governors, 1995-; Civil Practice Committee, 1996-); New Jersey Defense Association (South Jersey Vice President, 1988-1990).
Birth Information:
Vineland, New Jersey, April 21, 1952
Certifications:
(Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney )
ISLN:
908311178
Payment Information:
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.3/5.0 (13)
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      4.4/5.0
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      4.2/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.4/5.0
    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 05/30/14 in Personal Injury on 05/30/14

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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/22/14 in Personal Injury on 05/22/14

      Excellent attorney in personal injury areas.

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      Excellent attorney in personal injury areas.

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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/22/14 in Personal Injury on 05/22/14

      Barry is a lawyer's lawyer. Extremely skilled, fair and practical.

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      Barry is a lawyer's lawyer. Extremely skilled, fair and practical.

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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 11/08/09 in Personal Injury on 11/08/09

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 11/06/09 in Personal Injury on 11/06/09

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      4.6/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/27/14 in Personal Injury on 05/27/14

      a competent and very knowledgeable attorney in PI field---I would recommend him .

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      a competent and very knowledgeable attorney in PI field---I would recommend him .

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
      • Communication

        4.0/5.0
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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      4.6/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 11/17/09 in Personal Injury on 11/17/09

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      4.4/5.0 by a Partner on 11/10/09 in Personal Injury on 11/10/09

      • Legal Knowledge

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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      4.4/5.0 by a Member on 11/07/09 in Personal Injury on 11/07/09

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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        3.0/5.0
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    • Mr. Barry D. Cohen

      4.2/5.0 by a Member on 11/06/09 in Plaintiffs Personal Injury on 11/06/09

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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