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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…
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 2006. In my first two years at the Public Defender Service, I was employed on an attorney fellowship focused on litigating complex forensics issues in local cases, and working in partnership with the Innocence Project to develop litigation strategies to combat the leading causes of wrongful conviction in trial courts nationwide. After two years in that concentrated role, I moved into the trial division at the Public Defender Service in DC, where I was trained by some of the best defense attorneys in the country. In 2011, I launched The Hiltzheimer Firm, PLLC in DC, and in 2012 relocated the practice to Raleigh, NC, when my family decided to make North Carolina our home. Prior to deciding to pursue a career in law, I worked in the high tech industry. I worked as a network administrator for a software company, and as a technology liaison between technical and non-technical groups at two different companies, prior to starting law school at the George Washington University in 2003.
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.
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.
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.
Hiltzheimer Law Office, PLLC
331 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701
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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 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. Needless to say, it was an extremely stressful situation to deal with as I was also undergoing chemotherapy treatment for terminal cancer at the time. The absolute last thing I needed was another major, life-altering situation. I immediately contacted Benjamin Hiltzheimer & was totally impressed by his straight-forward knowledge, professionalism, empathy and compassion. He treated me with respect and always made time address my questions & concerns, which went a very long way towards alleviating my anxiety so I could focus on the priority of my health. Ben’s integrity and diligence in proving the charges were false resulted in an outcome far beyond my expectations. Both charges were dismissed. I couldn’t be more pleased and want to convey my sincere thanks and gratitude for superb representation. If you’re in need of a lawyer who believes in justice and fights your fight like it was his own, I highly recommend Benjamin Hiltzheimer.
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…
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 and having only a simple speeding ticket prior, to say the least I was having major concerns and stress over what next. I have never been in the legal system in my entire life. I researched online and contacted several attorneys. Most didn't answer, some took messages, however Ben was back with me in 15 minutes. I had a lot of questions being the first time and he set up an appointment right away. After that initial interview, I knew I had my attorney. He was very detailed and supportive. He outlined clearly my next steps and spent hours working to get my case resolved. I truly felt he cared about my case. I cannot tell you enough how Ben's persistence, patience, confidence and hard work saved me. He chipped away on the case until we finally got a break with evidence and errors. I truly believe that your understanding of the DUI trial process, dedication and the way you handled the case saved me from a conviction.
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…
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 able to meet with me quickly to hear my story. His intimate knowledge of the NC DWI law, field sobriety testing and checkpoint protocols, and the Wake County Justice system ultimately helped us to get a win in appeals court for my case. I would ABSOLUTELY recommend Ben to anyone who finds themselves in a pinch.
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, …
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, which got dismissed a year and a half later. I also got to know him as a person in that time, and what I can tell you is that he is a decent person who cares about the people he represents. He is good at what he does and he will work his a** off for you. If I need a lawyer again I wouldn't trust anyone else. #legit
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…
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 for you to have the outcome that you want and hope for. Ben took on a case for me and literally only had a day to prepare; you would have thought he had been preparing for this case for months. He listens and he cares about his clients! Truly. He is very responsive and you can always count on him to call you back when you have any questions. Hire him, you won’t regret it. He is essential!
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…
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 resulted in jail time. I couldn't imagine going through what I went through without him in my corner. Prior to starting down this path with him I reached out to several criminal defense attorneys and the main concern upfront was could I afford to pay them and they barely gave me the time of day and in addition, seemed so cold to me. From the very first conversation I had with him I felt very comfortable. More importantly he was very compassionate!! If you are looking for a super knowledgeable attorney to fight for you look no further!! He settled my case with the best case scenario possible and I couldn't ask for anymore than that as I did manage to get myself in trouble. It was also very comforting to be able to easily communicate with him as it was easy to get lost with these other firms where you leave a message with someone and get a call back 2 days later and yes that happened when I was looking around. Ben held my hand through this entire process and I was a mess as the charges were very serious. If you or a loved one need someone to fight for you and want an attorney whom is compassionate than I truly mean it when I say Ben is the man you need to hire!!!
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 …
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 weekend. He was readily available on Monday morning for court. He came fully prepare to assist me. He was quick and effective. He pushed hard to get my case dismissed without hesitation. I highly recommended considering Ben H as your lawyer.
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…
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 was a bit nervous of what the outcome would be since it’s been 9 years, however Ben was very informative and knowledgeable on how we can get this case resolved. I thought this was going to be a very long dreadful process itself. However, Ben called me up and said he can get my case dismissed, I was beyond thrilled with excitement and tears because I was not expecting to hear that news at all. I waited less than 2 weeks and my case was dismissed! This is such a relief and weight over my shoulders, I am beyond happy. Thank you so much Ben, I definitely recommend using Ben for sure!
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…
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 jail time and not be able to provide for my family for years to come, I have a soon to be 3 year old and also 4 month old and am the only worker in the home so I was very afraid. Ben Hiltzheimer was able to explain all scenarios to me about what we would push for and how we were going to get it. I got a year of probation for what I thought I was going to go to jail for several years. He is definitely someone that I would not like to have to hire again but if I needed an attorney, I’d be happy to have him with me. Thank you so much Mr. Hiltzheimer for keeping me out of jail and able to provide for my family.
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…
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 so I was taking Ubers everywhere. I got completely wasted while bar hopping in downtown Durham, and while blacked out I got into somebody else’s car that was unlocked, passed out, and must have kicked it into neutral at some point. The car drifted slightly down a hill, and the police showed up and charged me with a felony grand larceny charge for stealing the car and also a DUI, even though I didn’t have keys to start the car. Ben helped me so much for the following 2 years by working with me to take it to trial. His personal relationship with the prosecutor created the conditions for both charges to be dismissed eventually. I might be the only person ever to have almost gotten a DUI without even starting a car haha. Without Ben’s effort, I might be in jail today. It was the best money I ever spent. Thanks Ben!
Highly skilled and respected in the community. I endorse this lawyer.
Highly skilled and respected in the community. I endorse this lawyer.
I endorse this lawyer.
I endorse this lawyer.
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