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Benjamin D. Wurtzel is a Florida Bar Board-Certified Criminal Trial Attorney defending the rights of individuals throughout Central Florida. In awarding him the distinction of Board Certification, the Florida Bar has recognized Mr. Wurtzel as an expert in the area of criminal trial law. Mr. Wurtzel handles all aspects of criminal defense litigation and his practice is 100% devoted to criminal defense.
Prior to Opening Wurtzel Law, Mr. Wurtzel served as an Assistant Public Defender for seven years at the Office of the Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orange County, FL. During his time as an Assistant Public Defender, Mr. Wurtzel handled thousands of criminal cases, representing individuals in pre-trial, trial, appellate and post-conviction matters. Mr. Wurtzel has extensive courtroom experience and has served as lead counsel in jury trials ranging from criminal traffic and misdemeanor offenses to first-degree and life felonies. Mr. Wurtzel also has substantial experience handling violations of probation, including motions for early termination and/or modification of probation.
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Wurtzel is an active member of both the state and local criminal defense communities. Mr. Wurtzel has been a member of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers since 2011, and a Board Member and Executive Officer for the past three years. Currently, Mr. Wurtzel serves as the Board’s President-Elect. Mr. Wurtzel is also a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Orange County Bar Association.
A Central Florida native, Mr. Wurtzel grew up in Maitland, FL and graduated from Winter Park High School. Mr. Wurtzel obtained his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida, and obtained his J.D., cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law. Mr. Wurtzel resides in Maitland with his wife and two daughters.