Benjamin Hiltzheimer

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Durham, NC
Licensed for 16 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 06/23/2022
State DC
Status Resigned
Acquired 2008
Updated 06/08/2022
State CA
Status Inactive
Acquired 2006
Updated 06/20/2022

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, …

Felonies Dismissed

Posted by Roy July 27, 2022

After reading reviews about Ben I decided to hire him on some old felony cases I had back when I was a young man. Ben not only kept in constant conta…

A Pleasure to Work With!

Posted by Melissa July 10, 2022

Benjamin and his team were a pleasure to work with for my recent speeding ticket (my first!) in Wake County. They responded promptly to my initial em…

If you are in need of an attorney, Ben is the one!

Posted by March 19, 2022

Ben is an extremely professional & knowledgeable attorney. I personally call him the “Legal Oracle”. Ben could honestly predict things that would hap…

Really rare lawyer and an even more rare person!

Posted by Jacob Simon March 09, 2022

The guy was patient and caring. Best of all, great at his job as a lawyer (well-learned and effective). But it really is something special AND NEEDED…

Cream if the Crop!

Posted by James January 27, 2022

I had a misdemeanor case, which worried me tremendously and began researching criminal attorneys in the area to represent me- spoke to over 20 in the…

Highly recommended 10/10!!

Posted by January 20, 2022

I was facing jail time with a 4 year revocation of my license! Ben was with me every step of the way and worked with me to get the best possible outc…

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Attorney endorsements

Jill Rogers, Unknown Attorney on February 02, 2015
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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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