Joan Cohen

Joan Cohen DEMDemocrat

American attorney and politician

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Joan CohenDEMDemocrat American attorney and politician
60
Years of Age
MEResidence (state)

Joan F. Cohen (born November 2, 1962) is an American attorney and politician. Cohen, a Democrat, served a single two-year term in the Maine House of Representatives from District 113, which included the North Deering neighborhood in Portland as well as a portion of adjacent Falmouth. She earned a bachelor's degree in History for the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (1986) and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law (1989). She is married to former Portland Mayor Jim Cohen.

Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Virginia School of Law
JD
1989
University of Illinois
BA
1986
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
Owner
Cohen Strategic Consulting
1998 - 2000
General Counsel
Maine Medical Association
1994 - 1998
Assistant General Counsel
Maine Chamber of Commerce and Industry
1992 - 1994
Corporate and Real Estate Attorney
Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam and Roberts
1989 - 1991
Other Experience1 - 8 of 8
Silent Auction Chair
Lyseth Elementary School Parent Teacher Association
2000 - 2008
Former Member
Board of Trustees, Portland Education Partnership
Former Member
Board of Trustees, Jewish Community Alliance
Former Member
Board of Trustees, Family Crisis Services
Former Member
Board of Trustees, Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence
Member
Portland Public Schools Marketing Committee
Member of the Board of Trustees
Portland Stage Company
Member
Mayor's Healthy Portland Task Force
2006