Experienced Attorney

I have ten years experience in civil, criminal, and municipal court litigation, as well as real estate, including landlord/tenant matters. Before I was a lawyer, I was a Realtor. I have great practical experience in residential and commercial transactions, landlord-tenant transactions, real-property litigation, and contracts transactions and litigation. I take great pride in my creative, personal service to ordinary people who need legal assistance. Most people don't have a budget for legal services. When something comes up, it's often a hardship to hire an attorney. I recognize that and try to help people in a way that they can afford. One of my mentors encouraged me to have what he referred to as a "vanity of perfection." It's a commitment to work hard to find solutions to a client's issues, and never give up until there's no stone unturned and no argument left to be made.

Bar Admissions

  • 2007 New Jersey
  • 2008 New York

Education

New York Law School, 40 Worth Street, New York, NJ
Juris Doctorate - 2007
Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, Teaneck, NJ
Bachelor of Arts, English Language & Literature - 1996
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Michael B. Cooke, Attorney at Law Can Fight Your DUI or Traffic Ticket
April 20, 2020 - Michael Cooke

In New Jersey, driving while intoxicated by drugs or alcohol is a traffic violation, not a criminal offense. Unfortunately, the penalties are still serious, and there is no "plea bargaining" for driving whilel intoxicated offenses under New Jersey law. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can EASILY result in state monitoring, license suspension, jail time, or worse.

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