Cole earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School as a Prince Merit Scholar. During his law school tenure, Cole engaged in pro-bono work with the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project for which he received a Pro-Bono Award. He also established the student-run Matrimonial Legal Services Group to assist low-income individuals with uncontested divorce filings for which he received a Pro-Bono Leadership Award. Notably, Cole also served as a student law-clerk under the Hon. Justice Kelly O’Neill-Levy in Part 31 (Matrimonial) of the NYS Supreme Court, Civil Term for which he received the lone Judge Barry Hurowitz Memorial Award for outstanding performance by a judicial extern in the Supreme Court of New York.
Prior to joining Miller Zeiderman LLP, Cole participated in and completed Brooklyn Law School’s Post Graduate Fellowship Program, returning to NYS Supreme Court’s Matrimonial Part to assist with divorce and post-judgment matrimonial actions. Cole’s collective experiences in the judiciary have afforded him the opportunity to handle complex financial settlement for purposes of equitable distribution, spousal support (maintenance), child support, matters involving custody/visitation, and contractual disputes arising out of pre and post-nuptial agreements.