Eleonore K. Cohen
As an attorney and a former realtor, Ellie Cohen has a unique perspective on real estate transactions. Her more then 30 years of experience in law, real estate, and community service gives her entry to many of the major players in the field.
As a former Mayor and member of the Livingston Planning Board, Ms. Cohen has an insider’s perspective on what planning boards and municipal governments are looking for when a land use application is submitted.
Because of Ms. Cohen’s active role in politics and the arts world she has relationships with and access to many of the civic and political leaders in New Jersey.
A certified matrimonial mediator, Ms. Cohen’s master’s degree in counseling is helpful in assisting couples to resolve their marital issues in an amicable manner when they are seeking to divorce.
- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Newark, Juror Doctor-1985
- Kean University, Massachusetts, M.A.T. Masters in Counseling
- Brandeis University, Massachusetts, B.A.
- New Jersey State Bar
- US Congressional Award, Woman of Achievement
- Essex County Outstanding Woman of Essex County
- Kean University Distinguished Alumni Award
- UJA-Metro West Business & Professional Women's Award
- American Jewish Committee Outstanding Leader Award
- B'nai B'rith Distinguished Achievement Award
- Delegate to the Democratic National Convention
Putting Brakes on Tenure, Published NY Times Article
Lecturer: Columbia University Graduate School of Public Policy, Brandeis University Women’s Studies Program Lecturer: Numerous civic groups and organizations Former Teacher, Newark Board of Education Programs Initiated: Economic Development, Business Improvement District, Citizens of Achievement, Arts Exhibition at Town Hall, Township Vest Pocket Parks.
Essex County Fee Arbitration Committee, Chair
Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, Member, Trustee, Vice President
Livingston Democratic County Committee, Elected Member, 2005 - 2017
Livingston Symphony Orchestra, Trustee, Counsel
New Jersey Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Essex County Bar Association, Member
Executive Committee Essex County Family Law Committee
Executive Essex County Real Property Committee
New Jersey Court Approved Matrimonial Mediator
Pro Bono Activities
Vice Chair, Essex County Improvement Authority, 2003 - 2015
Trustee, Newark Museum
Board Member, Livingston Community Partnership
Elected 3 Term Member, Livingston Township Council,
Three Term Mayor, Member Livingston Township Council
Three Term Deputy Mayor, Livingston Township Council,
Member, Livingston Planning Board
Elected 3 Term Member, Livingston Board Of Education
President, Livingston Board Of Education
Vice President , Livingston Board Of Education,
Alternate Member, Livingston Board of Adjustment
NJ Realtor (prior to bar admission)
Realtor - Gail Lowenstein Realtors
Realtor of the Year - NJ Board of Realtors