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Benjamin Yu

Benjamin Yu

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime, Violent Crime

About Me

Dedicated to protecting your rights.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Cantonese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    13 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    13 years, 500 cases
  3. White Collar Crime: 15%
    13 years, 50 cases
  4. Violent Crime: 10%
    13 years



Hourly ($300-500/hour), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Amanda K. Ambrose

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Amanda Ambrose Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ethan J Steward

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Ethan Steward Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

708 Third Avenue
Floor 23
New York, NY, 10017



NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AdmittedUnited States District Court2006
The Legal Aid Society Pro Bono AwardLegal Aid Society2004
The ABA Pro Bono Challege AwardAmerican Bar Association2003
Rusell Baker ScholarUniversity of Chicago2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateMilbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP2003 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
National Association of Bond LawyersFacultyN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Trade SecretsAll accusations dropped.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Tax Lawyer, Vol. 58, No. 2The Tax Regime for Individual Expatriates: Whom to Impress?2005
Orange County RegisterChairman of the Board1996


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of California at Los AngelesEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
University of California - Los AngelesEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Attorneys' WorkshopArbitrage2008
FundamentalsRebating to the IRS2007