Lauren S. Cohen, Attorney at Law, has been serving the Binghamton, NY area and beyond since 1981. Lauren S. Cohen focuses on family law.


Available Services:

  • Divorce & Family Law - Divorce, Separation, Custody, Support, Adoption, Grandparents Rights & Fathers' Rights

Lauren Cohen is a New York Divorce Lawyer. She is a native of Long Island, graduated from Binghamton University in 1978 and received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in 1981 from Syracuse University. While at BU, Lauren was nominated for and entered into "Who's Who Among American College Students". During her years at Syracuse, Lauren was admitted to the Justinian Legal Honor Society and won the prestigious Lewis Appellate Competition, arguing before such notables as Potter Stewart of the United States Supreme Court, Constitutional Law Specialist Gerald Gunther and Judge Carolyn Deneen of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

After working in the District Attorney's Office and for the Office of the Corporation Counsel for the City of Binghamton, Lauren opened her own office in 1991. She obtained a Masters in Math Education from Binghamton University in 2004 and took a year to teach mathematics to Middle School students in Florida before returning to New York and her law practice. Lauren's practice focuses exclusively on New York Matrimonial and Family Law.

As an experienced New York Family Lawyer, Lauren provides all services pertaining to contested and uncontested divorces, separations, custody, child support, adoption and all Family Court matters. In addition, she handles, real estate transfers, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and wills for newly divorced clients.

Although she retains just a hint of her Long Island accent, after over 45 years in the Central New York area, Lauren considers herself a "up-stater" now.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Prenups
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Fathers' Rights

Recent Blog Posts


  • Professional, Knowledgeable And Effective

    “I was very satisfied with the professional and knowledgeable service Lauren Cohen applied to my legal needs. It was reassuring to have her in my corner, and the results of my case confirmed Lauren's effectiveness. I would recommend her to anyone.”
  • Getting The Job Done

    “Lauren S. Cohen is a caring but tough person. She listens and gets the job done… I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs a divorce lawyer or a family court lawyer. I have always put my trust in her and she's gotten the job done.”
  • Looking Out For Your Interests

    “Lauren Cohen did an outstanding job representing me during my divorce. She reviewed all options with me and presented the pros and cons of each. She was always professional and handled negotiations extremely well. She always responded to me in a timely manner, and she continued to look at differ...
  • Here To Help

    “You have been wonderful. You always returned my calls whenever I called and guided me through this whole process. I couldn't have gotten through this tough time if I didn't have such an understanding person to help me.”
  • Responsive To Your Needs

    “I just wanted to say thanks for how responsive you have been to calls and emails throughout this bankruptcy process. I have dealt with other lawyers in other matters and this is not usually the case. Many times you will wait many days or weeks to hear back from them.”
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    To whom it may concern I hired Ms. Cohen to handle a bankruptcy for me and then to handle my divorce. She was fantastic. I was nervous and scared and she was just what her website said, competent, caring and professional. She was knowledgeable in both areas of law and best of all, she promptly r...
  • Patrick H. Recommends Lauren S. Cohen

    I retained Lauren Cohen as my lawyer in a family court matter. I was pleased with the zealous work she did for me and impressed with the great deal of knowledge that she holds in the area of family law. I certainly will hire her again, if necessary, and recommend her to friends. She does a great ...
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    I wanted to take a moment and thank you for your recent assistance in getting my case resolved quickly and in my favor. You personally returned my initial phone call the same day. You listened to my family circumstances and accommodated my request for a sit down personal meeting the very next day...
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    From the moment I sat down with Ms. Cohen, as a scared new mother, I knew she was the way to go. Lauren Cohen is highly knowledgeable and educated on family law. She was always solicitous about the best interests and welfare for my son. Ms. Cohen has represented me for 17 months, and throughout t...
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    We can't thank you enough for all that you have done for our family! We believe that our son was extremely fortunate to have you represent him again this year in yet another long drawn out custody battle for his son! Thank you for your understanding, professionalism, and responsiveness; you gave ...
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    Ms. Cohen is a wonderful lawyer. She has many years of experience, is thorough with all aspects of the case, gave me great advice, was professional and quickly responded to all communications. She knows how things are run and fights for her clients to get what they deserve. I strongly recommend h...
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    Lauren Cohen is a great attorney. Smart, experienced, strong, hard-working, fair…she was incredibly helpful to me and my wife in dealing with a contentious property dispute which included some false allegations that threatened to harm our financial interests and reputations. Lauren took the time ...