At Abramowitz, Pomerantz, & Coffey, we aggressively defend the constitutional rights of the accused. We fight to protect our clients at every stage of their criminal case. Our Criminal Defense Department defends individuals charged with all felonies, misdemeanors, and city ordinance violations including:
Driving Under the Influence (DUI/DWI)
Driving With Suspended License (DWLS)
Drug and Alcohol Offenses
Theft and Property Crimes
Violations of Probation, Parole, Community Control
Sexually Related Offenses
Immediately after an offense is alleged is the best time to retain the services of a criminal defense attorney. At Abramowitz, Pomerantz & Coffey, we begin competently defending you even before an arrest has been made or formal charges are filed. We will represent you at every stage of the process from negotiating with law enforcement, to filing motions to set or reduce bail/bond, to working with the State Attorney’s Office/prosecutor toward the ultimate goal of convincing the State to not file or file reduce charges. If absolutely necessary, our criminal defense department is well-equipped and experienced to aggressively defend you at trial.
Even if your case is over, our criminal defense department can still help. Abramowitz, Pomerantz & Coffey can also represent you in appealing verdicts, pre-tial, and post-trial motions. In addition, we can assist in the sealing and expunging of criminal records so as to minimize the negative effects an unfortunate experience can have on your life.
We are available 24/7 for a free consultation.
When the stakes are high, put the defense team at our firm on your side.
Gena L. Cohen – Associate
South Florida Personal Injury Attorney
Gena Cohen was an Assistant State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Broward County, Florida, for almost ten years. She spent half of her years as a prosecutor as a Supervising Assistant State Attorney for the Juvenile Division of the Broward County State Attorney’s office.
Mrs. Cohen received her Juris Doctorate (‘02) from the Nova University Law Center, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations (’99) from Boston University, in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a member of the Florida Bar, Broward County Bar Association, Broward County Womens’ Lawyer Association and the Broward County Justice Association
During her tenure at the State Attorney’s Office of Broward County, Mrs. Cohen has been assigned to the Misdemeanor County Court Division, Misdemeanor Case Filing, the Felony Trial Unit as a Division Prosecutor, Supervisor of Juvenile Drug Court, Juvenile Drug Court, Juvenile Supervisor and Juvenile Case Filer.
Mrs. Cohen tried numerous jury trial cases including aggravated battery, battery on a law enforcement officer, battery on a school board employee, grand theft, grand theft auto, burglary, and driving under the influence cases. Additionally, Mrs. Cohen has supervised hundreds of trials and motions. Mrs. Cohen was responsible for training many new attorneys hired by the Broward County State Attorney’s Office. Mrs. Cohen handled all first degree felonies including sexual batteries, arson, and bomb cases.
Since entering private practice, Mrs. Cohen is assisting the attorneys of Abramowitz, Pomerantz & Coffey and her clients in obtaining fair compensation for their injuries.
Mrs. Cohen focuses her practice in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, premises liability, car accidents and wrongful death.
- Criminal Defense
- Personal Injury
- Auto Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Wrongful Death
- The Florida Bar, 2002
- Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law Center, 2002, J.D.
- Boston University, 1999, B.A. – International Relations
- Broward County Bar Association
- Broward County Justice Association
- Broward County Womens’ Lawyer Association