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Jeremy Cohen

Jeremy Cohen

Boston Dog Lawyers - For Pets and Their Owners
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

After learning about how poorly our pets are treated under the current law, I have been on a mission to 'bark back' on behalf of our pet kids who cannot speak for themselves.

By handling over 100 cases a year, my firm is establishing a new way of compelling courts and authorities to listen to all of the facts in pet related cases such as: pet custody matters, dangerous dog hearings, wrongful pet injury and dog bite law suits.

Having co-parented Jesse the German shepherd and now Maisey, our Golden retriever, my family and I are amazed daily by the support and encouragement people give to me for establishing Boston Dog Lawyers. We are not surprised by how strongly people feel about their pets and now they have a law firm that is equally passionate to protect their rights. animals and we try to do the

Practice Area
  • Animal & Dog Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Pet Custody
  • Dog Bite Personal Injury
  • Dangerous Dog Hearings
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We will listen to your issue to determine if we can help.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept debit and credit cards.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We have flexible payment options so that money does not get in the way of you and your pet.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President
Boston Dog Lawyers
Current
Attorney
Cohen & Associates, PC
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General Practice Law Firm
GE Global Property Claims Manager
Electric Insurance Company
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Education
Suffolk University Law School
J.D. (1995)
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Clark University
B.A. (1992) | Sociology
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Professional Associations
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Volunteer Attorney
- Current
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Massachusetts Legal Answers Online
Volunteer Attorney
- Current
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MA Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Animal Law Division
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International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
Member
- Current
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Mass Federation of Responsible Dog Owners
Member
- Current
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Association of Professional Dog Trainers
- Current
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American Bar Association  # 02898103
Member - Animal Law Committee
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Essex County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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SalemFive Bank
Corporator
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Activities: Board of Directors attendee
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Awful Truth
Simply Pets Magazine
Do Our Pets Have Legal Rights
Simply Pets Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Dog Bite Liability , Boston, MA
Massachusetts School of Law
Animal Rights Day , Case Stories in MA Pet Law , Andover, MA
Massachusetts School of Law
MA Bar Association , Animal Law Division , Boston, MA
Massachusetts Bar Association
Animal Law Day , Andover, MA
Massachusetts School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
7 Questions Answered

Q. My dog got ran over.Lady came back an hour later wanting reimbursement for car damage.Cant find my dog.What can I do?
A: Hello, Helpful information can be found on the county website, division of animal control. The website states: Animals are not permitted to run at large in Marshall County pursuant to state law. (Code of Alabama, Section 3-1-5). They also may be able to assist you in locating your dog if your dog is still missing. Their website can be accessed at: http://marshallcountyanimalcontrolalabama.weebly.com
Q. Can we try to get reimbursed for tests and cremation of my dog that just passed because of misdiagnosis and negligence
A: Hello, Instances like this typically involve obtaining all of the records from the involved vet, sending them out to one of our experts to determine if there is a potential valid claim, and if so, sending a demand letter to the involved vet. If you would like our office to take a closer look at your situation, feel free to reach out to us at office@bostondoglawyers.com.
Q. Are you still legally able to have a pet if you are charged with animal abuse?
A: Hello, Laws vary from state to state. For the state of Rhode Island, it may be helpful to read through R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 4-1-22(b), 4-1-40: § 4-1-40. Possession of animals (a) In addition to any other penalty imposed by law, a person convicted of, or who entered a plea of nolo contendere to, any misdemeanor violation under the provisions of this chapter may, based on the discretion of the sentencing judge, not possess or reside with any animal for a period of up to five (5) years following entry of the conviction or upon acceptance of a plea of nolo contendere by the court. Any offense under this subsection is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), by imprisonment for a term not more than one year, or both, and forfeiture of the animal(s). (b) In addition to any other penalty imposed by law, a person convicted of, or who entered a plea of nolo contendere to, any felony violation under the provisions of this chapter may, based on the discretion of the sentencing judge, not possess or reside with any animal for a period of up to fifteen (15) years following entry of the conviction or upon acceptance of a plea of nolo contendere by the court. Any offense under this subsection is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), by imprisonment for a term not more than one year, or both, and forfeiture of the animal(s). CREDIT(S) P.L. 2011, ch. 194, § 1, eff. July 1, 2011; P.L. 2011, ch. 207, § 1, eff. July 1, 2011. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact Boston Dog Lawyers at Office@bostondoglawyers.com.
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Contact & Map
Boston Dog Lawyers
450 B Paradise Rd. #289
Swampscott, MA 01907
Toll-Free: (844) 364-2889
Telephone: (978) 867-7251
Fax: (978) 336-0513
Monday: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Notice: Our office is open during this crisis and available for consults 7 days per week.