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|NJ||Administrative - Not authorized to practice||2009||03/25/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Top 10 Under 40||National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2016|
|Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy||Wapner Newman Wigrizer & Brecher||2008|
|Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy||Temple Law Alumni||2008|
|Owner/Operator||Law Offices of Joel E. Benecke||2009 - Present|
|Attorney||The Benari Law Firm||2011 - 2012|
|Associate Attorney||Kolsby, Gordon, Robin Shore and Bezar||2008 - 2009|
|Judicial Aide/Tipstaff||First Judicial District Of Pennsylvania||2005 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Chester County Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Chester County Bar Association, Criminal Defense Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. James Ferry||Acquittal on all felony charges and all but one 3rd degree misdemeanor.|
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|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Trial Advocacy||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Georgetown University||Political Science/Economics||N/A||N/A|
|Virginia Military Institute||History||N/A||N/A|
Posted by Phil
Joel is very knowledgeable, intelligent, professional, and articulate. He guided me through a challenging period in my life. I had 2 DUI's and I contacted Joel. After we discussed my cases, I hired him. Joel was very responsive and always got back to me if I had questions or concerns. He was able to show the court that indeed I was an intelligent, productive member of society, who had psychiatric and emotional issues that lead to drinking. Furthermore, due to the DUI's I had a large insurance company come after me and Joel handled that challenge swiftly and carefully, and convinced the insurance company to drop their case.
My parents and my wife all commented on how fortunate I am to have found Joel.
Posted by anonymous
Joel was incredible. I have never been in this type of a situation before and it was very overwhelming. He took great care of the situation and my self. He was quick to respond and very knowledgeable. If you ever need a lawyer I would recommend Joel everyday and twice on Sunday. SPE
Posted by Kevin
Joel provided an excellent level of service for our legal representation. He listened to the whole story, the big picture, of not only the troubles we had, but understood the main goal of continuing a process of recovery. Joel also communicated in return with honest answers that educated us on the process and likely outcomes of the case. Joel was diligent finding the time to meet with the ADA and staff to put together the deal that provided the best possible outcome we could expect. Very glad we made the switch from another WC firm to Joel Benecke.
Enrique Latoison, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Joel is a fierce defender of client rights. Joel does not hesitate to stand up for what's right and to represent his clients with the personal attention that clients desire. His reputation in the community is that of excellence, professionalism, and knowledgeable of the law.