RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE NOMINATION OF DENIS P. COHEN TO FILL A VACANCY ON THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF PHILADELPHIA COUNTY

WHEREAS, Denis P. Cohen, Esquire has been nominated by the Governor to fill a vacancy on the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County; and

WHEREAS, Denis P. Cohen has served with distinction as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia County for almost twenty-five years; and

WHEREAS, Denis P. Cohen has served in many positions of importance in the Philadelphia Bar Association, including membership on the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Chairman of the Criminal Justice Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and many other important committees; and

WHEREAS, he is held in high repute by members of the criminal defense bar as well as by the prosecution.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Philadelphia Bar Association applauds the Governor’s nomination of Denis P. Cohen to fill this post, and recommends to the Judiciary Committee of the State Senate a prompt hearing and favorable recommendation.

PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ADOPTED: OCTOBER 26, 2000