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Martin T. Johnson

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Pearl River, New York

For more than 38 years, Mr. Johnson has devoted his entire practice with extensive trial and settlement experience to Matrimonial and Family Law matters. His practice is devoted to all aspects of same including divorce, equitable distribution, custody,  spousal and child support and all marital agreements pertaining thereto.  He is a founding member and senior partner of Johnson & Cohen, LLP.  He is recognized by the highly respected and well known Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings as an AV Preeminent attorney with the Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards which is the pinnacle of professional excellence. He has consistently been selected in “Best Lawyers in America” as a top Family Law Lawyer and selected by “New York Super Lawyers” in 2012 as Lawyer of the Year for Westchester/Rockland Counties.  Johnson & Cohen, LLP is recognized as amongst Westchester’s Best Attorneys. Accolades received from his clients over 38 years for outstanding professional services rendered to them is the best testament to his abilities and acumen and for which he is most proud.

Mr. Johnson a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys as well as the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the American Bar Association.  He is a past chair of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section and continues to serve as a member of its Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Westchester and Rockland County Bar Associations where he served as chair of the Family Law Sections. He has lectured for the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section as well as the Westchester and Rockland County Bar Associations continuing legal education programs.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers | AAML

Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Relations/Family Law
  • Custody
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984


  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
    • J.D. - 1980
  • State University of New York of New Paltz, New Paltz, New York
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: Political Science


  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Program, New York State Bar Association, 1985 - Present
  • Numerous CLE Programs, New York State Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 1997 - 1998
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1999 - 2010
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • One of The Ten Leaders in Matrimonial & Divorce Law, 2003 - 2004
  • SuperLawyers
  • Top 25 Lawyers Westchester County, 2009 - 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Westchester County, Family Law Section, Chair, 1998 - 2000
  • Rockland County, Chair, Family Law Committee, 1994 - 1999
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, Member, 1993 - 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Member, 1987 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 2000 - 2002
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White Plains Office
707 Westchester Avenue
Suite 410
White Plains, NY 10604

Toll Free: 877-807-1472
Fax: 914-922-9500
White Plains Law Office

Pearl River Office
One Blue Hill Plaza
11th Floor P.O. Box 1629
Pearl River, NY 10965

Toll Free: 877-807-1472
Fax: 845-735-7585
Pearl River Law Office