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About Me

Kimberly Benjamin is a trial lawyer with The Benjamin Law Firm in Belton, Missouri, practicing primarily in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury.  After almost 6 years as a public defender and a district defender, she went into private practice in her hometown here in Cass County.  Since graduating from the George Washington University Law School in 1996, she has handled more than 40 jury trials, 30 bench trials and hundreds of serious felonies, including over a dozen murder cases.  

Kim graduated from the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College (TLC) in October 2000 and is currently faculty at TLC. She was elected by her peers to serve on the F Warriors Board, which is the alumni association for TLC.  Kim is a frequent lecturer at seminars for The Missouri Bar, MACDL, and the Missouri State Public Defender System.
Kim is on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) and serves as the Secretary and CLE Chair for MACDL.  She is also a member of the Missouri Society for Criminal Justice and the Criminal Law Committee of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA).


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Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Family: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Gary Eugene Brotherton

    I endorse this lawyer. Kim is one of the most dedicated, passionate and exhaustive attorneys I have seen. She works tirelessly for her clients, which is why I refer her to any clients for whom I later need a trial lawyer!


    Gary Brotherton Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Franz Nicholas Borghardt

    Outstanding trial attorney. I fully endorse her for all matters criminal defense!


    Franz Borghardt Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

The Benjamin Law Firm

8019 E. 171st Street
Belton, MO, 64012


MOGood Standing, Active199601/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cass County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A