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Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Michelle Cohen ’07 has been selected for the month of September. Ms. Cohen was president of the Women’s Bar Association, Vice President of PILOT and Competition Editor of Touro Law Center’s Moot Court Board while attending law school and has participated as a guest speaker for the Real Estate Law Society. She participates in programs for students, serves as a mentor for current students and is a member of Touro Law Center’s Alumni Council. Her accomplished career is highlighted in the bio below. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Michelle Cohen.
Michelle Cohen practices as an associate in the Real Estate Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman LLP, located in East Meadow, NY.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Cohen interned for the Honorable E. Thomas Boyle, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, EDNY, and she worked as a legal assistant at Certilman Balin in Spring 2007. During law school, she spent a summer in London interning for a barrister at Coram Chambers and was the Deputy New York Finance Director for “Gephardt for President” from April 2003 until January 2004. Ms. Cohen also had the opportunity to interview former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright for the August 2004 issue of CosmoGirl! Magazine.
Ms. Cohen earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from The George Washington University in 2004. She spent a semester abroad in London at the American Intercontinental University. She graduated cum laude from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, earning three CALI Awards for Academic Excellence, the National Association Women Lawyers Award and the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law.
Additionally, she was recognized for her exemplary contributions to student life, having served as President of the Women’s Bar Association, Vice President of the Public Interest Law Organization of Touro, Election Chair of the Student Bar Association and Competition Editor of Touro’s Moot Court Board.
A member of the American, New York State
, Suffolk County
and Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association, Ms. Cohen is admitted to practice in the state of New York
. She is a member of Touro Law Center
’s Alumni Council and participates in Touro Law’s Alumni Mentor Program. She also was a guest speaker for the Real Estate Law Society in March 2009 and participates as a judge for Touro Law Center
’s Annual Bainbridge Moot Court Competition.