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).
Licensed since 1996
|MO||Good Standing, Active||1996||01/08/2013|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Cass County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|George Washington University National Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|