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Ben M. Sifuentes Jr.

Ben M. Sifuentes Jr.

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Employment & Labor

About Me

Nothing is more satisfying than hearing the words, "Not guilty," which is why I thoroughly prepare for every trial.  I look at the facts: the motives of witnesses, the credibility of witnesses, the scene of events, reports of law enforcement and experts.  I pick apart the prosecution's case.  Preparation and research is key to success.  Call me.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Criminal Defense: 65%
    23 years, 700 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 35%
    23 years, 250 cases



Contingent (40-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (90 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Brent R. Hardy

    I endorse Ben without reservation. As an attorney, Ben is exceptional. He has a firm grasp of the law, and trial skills second to none. As an individual, Ben is a kind man whose character is beyond reproach.


    Brent Hardy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Patrick L. Hancock

    I have known Ben Sifuentes for over 25 years. Ben served as a mentor to me as a young trial lawyer. I will always remember his dedication and tenacity to trial preparation. He has an outstanding trial record. I will always be indebted to him for his patience and the time we spent together on trial strategy. Ben is a lawyer and scholar who is generous with his time and experience to assist younger lawyers learning their craft. I endorse this lawyer.


    Patrick Hancock Expungement Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

417 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX, 78212



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Criminal LawyerScene in SA Magazine2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSifuentes & Locke, L.L.P.2007 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of Ben M. Sifuentes, Jr.1998 - 2007
Staff AttorneyCombined Law Enforcement Association of Texas1994 - 1998
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General, State of Texas1993 - 1994
Assistant District AttorneyBexar County Criminal District Attorney's Office1984 - 1992


Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
San Antonio Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
United States v. Dean GutierrezConviction set aside
State v. James EignerAcquittal
State v. James EignerAcquittal

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Stanford UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
SACDLA - Case PreparationCase Preparation2005