Joseph DiBenedetto is a criminal defense attorney practicing primarily in the federal and state courts of New York. He began his career in 2001 working with a notable sole practitioner. Through hard work, determination and repeated extraordinary results in many high profile cases, Joseph DiBenedetto opened his own firm in 2008.
Mr. DiBenedetto has successfully represented numerous individuals charged with a wide array of offenses at both the federal and state level. He has successfully represented fellow attorneys, law enforcement personnel, union officials, medical professionals, accountants and CEOs of major corporations. He has secured the pretrial dismissal of numerous cases at both the federal and state level. Additionally, his extensive knowledge of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and state sentencing provisions has benefited numerous clients, earning them significantly reduced sentences.
Joseph DiBenedetto has been the go to source to all major media outlets regarding high profile matters involving local, national and international issues. His expert analysis has been covered in Time Magazine, NBC Nightly News, E!, CNN, and FoxNews, amongst others. As a result of his successes and rapid climb within the criminal defense field, Mr. DiBenedetto has been featured in the Italian daily newspaper America Oggi.
Mr. DiBenedetto is a member of the state bars of New York, New Jersey and Washington D.C. He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Columbian Lawyers Association and The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Languages spoken: Italian, Russian
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Brian Pascale, Car accident Attorney
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Joseph DiBenedetto has been an invaluable asset to my law practice. Having worked and consulted with Mr. DiBenedetto on several matters I can without hesitation endorse him as a skilled and knowledgeable practitioner of criminal law. Being a personal injury attorney I have no business representing clients on criminal matters. On multiple occasions I have confidently referred my clients, and referrals from clients, to Mr. DiBenedetto regarding complex and serious criminal matters. Each time the feedback from the person was the same, they were grateful that they were referred to Mr. DiBenedetto and his firm.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Columbia Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2006 - Present|
|New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2006 - Present|
|Forbes||White-Collar Defendants Pay For Predecessors' Crimes||2010|
|news observer||Merely Suspending Gilbert Arenas Does Not Solve The NBA's Image Problem||2010|
|The Huffington Post||Loose Lips Sink Ships, But Should John Gotti Jr. Have Testified In Order To Avoid Another Hung Jury?||2009|
|New York State Bar Association||Criminal Justice Journal||2000|
|New York State Bar Association||Criminal Justice Journal||1999|
|St John's University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|St John's University||Government and Politics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|The Daily Buzz||Indictment of Michael Jackson's Doctor||2010|
|ESPN Radio||Criminal Investigation Surrounding Ben Roethlisberger||2010|
|CNBC||Bernie Madoff Investigation||2010|
|The Jim Bohannon Show||Criminal Implications Of The Tiger Woods Scandal||2009|
|The Jim Bohannon Show||Fort Hood Shooting||2009|
|The Bev Smith Show||Celebrity Criminal Cases||2009|
|Talkline with Zev Brenner||Fort Hood Shooting||2009|
|Strategy Room Cops and Cases||Criminal Cases||2009|
|Korel Radio Show||Mike Tyson||2009|