Ameer N. Benno

Ameer N. Benno

Civil Rights Attorney

New York, NY





No Misconduct



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About Me

Benno Associates P.C. is a New York City litigation law firm well recognized in the legal community for its experienced attorneys, high quality legal work, and excellent results. Our practice areas include criminal defense, civil rights law, and appellate litigation. Based in lower Manhattan but handling cases in state and federal court throughout New York State, our firm provides...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (33%-34%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Great criminal and appellate lawyer who is willing to help you in your time of need.

Posted by: a Appeals client 8 months ago.

I called Mr. Benno for consultation concerning a possible criminal appeal stemming from a felony case in NY County Supreme Court. I'm scheduled for a...

Benno delivers

Posted by: Clayton over 2 years ago.

Ameer Benno pulled off a miracle with my case, which involved the NYCMTA, the NYPD and the state. I was wrongfully stopped by police in the subway,...
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Ali Abbas Ezzeddine
Ali Ezzeddine

New York, NY

6 months ago

Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Mr. Benno is a highly professional and extremely detail oriented attorney. His civil rights and criminal defense work is always of the utmost quality,...
Jeremy M. Saland
Jeremy Saland

New York, NY

Almost 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have known Ameer not only as a fellow prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, but also as an attorney in private practice. As a...
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2003 License Status: Currently registered for the state of New York.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/16/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2001 – 2008

New York County District Attorney's Office


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2002 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Cornell Law School


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2014 Top 40 Under 40

National Trial Lawyers


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National Police Accountability Project

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2009 Interview with Judge Larry Schachner

Bill of Particulars (New York State Trial Lawyers Association)

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Legal Ethics for the Civil Rights Litigator

at Police and Prison Litigation: Effectively Representing Your Client and the Public Interest

2014 Unjust Convictions and the Brooklyn D.A.'s Office

at BK Live Daily Television Show

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