H. Benjamin Perez began his career as a criminal defense attorney at a prestigious New York law firm, defending clients accused of criminal offenses. Since then he has expanded his practice to also cover divorce, and family law cases. He is a proven litigator with exceptional trial and negotiation skills.
Throughout his career he has successfully defended hundreds of criminal defense clients in both state and federal courts, with charges ranging from violations to major felonies, including:
In addition, H. Benjamin Perez has has extensive experience representing divorce and family law clients in cases involving:
Always knowing he wanted to become a trial lawyer, H. Benjamin Perez obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from the John J. College.
He graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law located in the heart of New York City. Mr. Perez was thereafter admitted to the practice of law in New York State.
Throughout his career, H. Benjamin Perez has conducted and won both misdemeanor and felony criminal trials trials. He has also negotiated favorable outcomes for his clients. In addition, Mr. Perez has handled complex matrimonial cases from inception all the way to trial, litigating issues involving equitable distribution, child custody, orders of protection, visitation, spousal maintenance, child support, etc.
Once retained to represent you, H. Benjamin Perez is committed to providing you with the highest level of client service and doing everything in his possible to successfully defend your case and legal rights.
H. Benjamin Perez is a member of the New York State Bar Association - Family Law Section, Federal Bar Council, Dominican Bar Association, National Hispanic Bar Association and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 2006
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Blog Catalogue||Excellent Criminal Defense Blog||2010|
|Admission||United States Distict Court - SDNY||2006|
|Amission||United States District Court - EDNY||2006|
|Admission||United States District Court - WDNY||2006|
|President||Dominican Bar Association||2014 - 2014|
|Partner||Perez & Cedeno, P.C.||2010 - Present|
|Principal||Law Office of H. Benjamin Perez, PLLC||2008 - 2010|
|Criminal Defense Attorney||Wilens & Baker||2005 - 2008|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Dominican Bar Association||President||2014 - Present|
|Federal Bar Council||Member||2010 - Present|
|New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Officer||2007 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2006 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Immigration Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|Won DWI Trial||Dismissal of All Criminal Charges|
|Successful Defense of Child Sex Abuse Case||Dissmissal of All Charges|
|Dismissal of Assault Charges after Trial||Not guilty after trial.|
|Press Release||Child Sex Abuse Trial Victory||2013|
|Pitch Engine||Felony Trial Not Guilty Verdict||2012|
|HG.org Legal Directories||Overview of Domestic Violence in the U.S.||2012|
|New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog||Arrested in New York? If You or Your Loved One is Arrested, What Should You Do?||2010|
|Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|John Jay College of Criminal Justice||Government||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Undocumented Aliens and the Criminal Justice System||Important Steps to Take During the Criminal Arrest Process for Undocumented Individuals||2010|