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Monica Benitez, Esq. from Monica Benitez Law, is dedicated to defending those individuals accused of a criminal offense. Ms. Benitez is an experienced criminal trial attorney serving as a former Broward County Prosecutor, one of the toughest counties in South Florida. The Law Office, conveniently located in Coral Gables, offers a free consultation so that we may discuss your case in person and affordable payment plans can always be arranged.


With the State of Florida continuously enhancing the penalties for DUI, it is imperative that you seek representation from an experienced DUI lawyer in Miami-Dade County. Ms. Benitez is a former DUI Prosecutor for the State of Florida. Her skills and experience would be invaluable in the defense of your DUI charge. It Makes Sense to Have a Former Prosecutor Defend You!

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ramon Alejandro Blanco-Herrera

    I endorse this lawyer. Monica is a great attorney who always zealously advocates for her clients. I would recommend her without hesitation.

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    Ramon Blanco-Herrera Personal injury Attorney
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  • Alan David Siegel

    Monica is an amazing attorney with a wealth of knowledge. She is resilient and will advocate zealously for her clients! A true force to be reckoned with. I with pleasure endorse Monica.

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    Alan Siegel Criminal defense Attorney
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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200706/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Trial Advocacy AwardNova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMonica Benitez Law2015 - Present
Attorney/ PartnerMiami Defense Team, PL2013 - 2015
Certified Legal InternOffice Of The State Attorney 17th Judicial Circuit2007 - 2007
Assistant State AttorneyOffice Of The State Attorney 17th Judicial Circuit2007 - 2013
Summer AssociateLaw Offices of Michael Shein, LLC2006 - 2006
Summer AssociateBogenschutz, Dutko & Kroll2005 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida BarN/A2007 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Central FloridaLegal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2002