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Appellate Division - Second Department
Justices of the Court
Hon. Jeffrey A.Cohen
Judicial Offices

Associate Justice of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Second Judicial Department. Appointed by Gov. David Patterson on December 9, 2010. Justice of the Supreme Court, State of New York, Ninth Judicial District. Elected in November 2009.
Judge of the County Court, County of Westchester, State of New York, Ninth Judicial District. Elected in November 2006. Served from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2009.
Presiding Judge, Sex Offense Part, Westchester County Court. Served from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2009.
Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, State of New York. Served from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.
Justice of the Town of Yorktown, New York. Served from January 2, 1990 - December 31, 2006.

Professional Experience

Partner, Cohen, Timko & Moses, LLP (formerly Adler, Cohen & Timko). 1985 - 2006
Trial Attorney, The Legal Aid Society of Westchester County. 1977-1981; 1985
Confidential Law Clerk to Westchester County Court Judge. 1976

to the Bar

New York State - 1976
United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York - 1980
United States Supreme Court - 1980
State of Israel - 1983


Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 1975)
New York University (B.A., 1971)

Publications &
Leading Cases

Westchester County Correction Officers Benevolent Association, Inc., et al. v. The County of Westchester, et al., Westchester County (2007)
Official Reports: 29 Misc.3d 1219(A), 2008 WL 8136019
Affirmed on appeal, 71 A.D.3d 1040, 896 N.Y.S.2d 474 (2010, RI, AN, DK, RO); lv to app. denied, 15 N.Y.3d 702, 931 N.E.2d 1060, 905 N.Y.S.2d 804.
People v. Selwyn Days, Westchester County (2009)
NYLJ: 1/11/10
Official Reports: 26 Misc.3d 1205(A), Slip Copy, 2009 WL 5191433 (Table)
Jurado v. Kalache, MD and the St. Joseph’s Medical Center
NYLJ: 10/22/10
Official Reports: 29 Misc.3d 1005, 912 N.Y.S.2d 375 (2010)
Yatauro v. Mangano
Official Reports: 87 A.D.3d 582, 928 N.Y.S.2d 561 (2nd Dept., 2011) Dissenting.
People v. Heidgen
Official Reports: --- A.D.3d --- , --- N.Y.S.2d ----, 2011 WL 4090019 (2nd Dept., 2011) Dissenting.

Professional &
Civic Activities

President and co-founder, Justice Brandeis Law Society (2007 - Present)
Chair, Westchester County Board of Ethics (1998- 2006)
Member, Committee to Promote Gender Fairness, 9th Judicial District (2000 - Present)
Teacher, CLE, “Selected Recent Ethics Issues and Cases,” Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, February 15, 2011
Adjunct Professor, Pace University, Criminal Justice Department, Criminal
Justice and Ethics & Integrity (2009 - 2010)
President (2000) and member of the Board of Directors (2001-2006), Westchester County Magistrate’s Association.
Member, Westchester County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (2000 - 2006)

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