Benjamin Hiltzheimer

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Durham, NC
Licensed for 15 years
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About Benjamin

Experience. Dedication. Results.

I am a North Carolina trial attorney, but began my legal career in Washington, DC, at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in 200…

Practice Areas

  1. Criminal Defense: 40%

    I have extensive experience defending criminal cases, from the outset of my career in Washington, DC. My firm provides thorough, aggressive representation in every case, bringing over a decade of litigation experience to our practice.

  2. DUI & DWI: 40%

    I have extensive experience litigating DWI cases in North Carolina. My firm provides thorough, aggressive representation in every case, bringing over a decade of litigation experience to our practice.

  3. Federal Crime: 20%

    If you've been charged with a federal crime, you don't need just any attorney. If you trust me to handle your case, I will work tirelessly to bring my decade of litigation experience to bear on every aspect of your case.

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331 W Main St

Hiltzheimer Law Office, PLLC
331 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701


Hiltzheimer Law Office, PLLC | Raleigh/Durham DWI Lawyer & Criminal Defense Attorney 



State NC
Status Active
Acquired 2011
Updated 07/24/2021
State DC
Status Resigned
Acquired 2008
Updated 02/07/2021
State CA
Status Inactive
Acquired 2006
Updated 05/16/2021

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

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If you’re in need of a lawyer who believes in justice and fights your fight like it was his own, I highly recommend Ben H.

Posted by May 14, 2013

I was arrested and charged with DWI as well as ‘Refusal’ to submit to breathalyzer test at a Booze It & Lose It checkpoint in Wake County, NC. Needl…

I truly believe that your understanding of the DUI trial process, dedication and the way you handled the case saved me

Posted by August 09, 2013

After a low key New Year's dinner, my worst nightmare happened. While driving home I was pulled and arrested for a DWI. Having never been arrested an…

I would ABSOLUTELY recommend Ben to anyone who finds themselves in a pinch.

Posted by April 30, 2016

I found myself in a complete panic when I was charged with my DWI. Ben helped me immediately by helping me get my driving privileges back and was abl…

There are two people I trust in my life: my barber, and Ben Hiltzheimer.

Posted by April 27, 2016

There are two people I trust in my life: my barber, and Ben Hiltzheimer. I met Ben Hiltzheimer in January of 2014 after being charged with a DWI, …

A BEAST in the court room!

Posted by June 11, 2021

Don’t even bother wasting your time looking any further; Ben is the guy that you want for your case! He is a BEAST in the court room and will fight f…

Ben is the man you need to hire!!

Posted by February 10, 2021

For anyone looking for a great criminal attorney look no further then Ben Hiltzheimer. I was looking at very serious charges that could have easily r…

Highly recommended. Case dismissed!

Posted by Haley November 22, 2020

I would like to begin this review with saying Ben has been available from the moment I called him. He took my case on with little information over a …

Thank you so much!

Posted by November 07, 2020

I had a open case lingering on my back for the past 9 years including a warrant. I did some research online and found Ben. I told him my situation, I…

Thank you so much

Posted by David October 16, 2020

I thought I was going to jail. I made an extremely foolish mistake that will hover over my shoulders forever. But I was afraid I was going to serve j…

Best representation I could’ve asked for

Posted by Adi August 21, 2020

I experienced a horrible ordeal a couple years ago, soon after my father died. I was depressed and drinking heavily, but I was avoiding driving and s…

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Attorney endorsements

Jill Rogers, Unknown Attorney on February 02, 2015
Relationship: Other

Highly skilled and respected in the community. I endorse this lawyer.

Dmitriy Shakhnevich, Criminal defense Attorney on September 29, 2014
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I endorse this lawyer.




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