Sergio Humberto Benavides

Sergio Humberto Benavides

Criminal Defense Attorney
Hayward, CA




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About Me

Sergio H. Benavides, a native of the East Bay Area, and Costa-Rican American, I am fully fluent in Spanish.  I am a former Spanish bilinual elementary school teacher, and I strongly believe my teaching experiences have led to my many Not Guilty and Hung Jury verdicts. It's where I learned to tell a story, organized data, and speak to people in an interesting and entertaining way.  You won't be...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Sergio Benavides

Posted by: a client about 1 month ago.

Sergio is great, any questions or concerns we have he address them fairly quickly and with a lot of detail. He is an excellent legal adviser.

Sergio Benavides teaches and advises very low-income families

Posted by: Janis about 2 months ago.

Sergio Benavides has helped and uplifted hundreds of very low-income members of our community by teaching classes and providing advisory services...
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Sean Cleary
Sean Cleary

Miami, FL


Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community.
Sam J Israels
Sam Israels

Los Angeles, CA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse attorney Sergio Benavides. Demonstrates the highest levels of professionalism, zealousness and knowledge which he utilizes to obtain...
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2005 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2014 – present

Law Office of Sergio H. Benavides


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2005 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of San Francisco School of Law


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2013 Criminal Law Specialist

State Bar of California- Board of Legal Specialization


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2007- present Member

Californa Public Defenders Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2014 What You Can Do to Help Friends and Familiy Facing Criminal Charges

at Sunday Friends Educational Programming

2014 Driving and the Law

at Sunday Friends

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