Skip to main content

Frederick Douglas Benton Jr.

Criminal defense Attorney at Columbus, OH

5.0   2 reviews

About Frederick

Learn Frederick’s areas of practice.

Frederick D. Benton, Jr. is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College and Capital University Law School.  He is the principal of a law firm bearing his name.  He is licensed to practice law in the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court, and the Ohio Supreme Court.  His practice includes all major criminal and civil litigation, business, real estate, and personal injury. 

 

He is active in a number of community, civic, and professional organizations.  His community involvement includes:  Governing Board - Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy; Mt. Olivet Baptist Church; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; The Leadership Experience; Urban Resurrection Community Development Corporation; and the Urban Minority Alcoholism Outreach Program of Franklin County, Inc. (past member); 

 

 

His professional activities include: John Mercer Langston Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Columbus Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National Conference of Black Lawyers, Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association (past member); and the Federal Bar Association (past member).

Licensed for 42 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1980
Updated 11/11/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Frederick

Frederick D. Benton, Jr., LPA
98 Hamilton Park
Columbus, OH, 43203

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  2 customer reviews
5 Star
 
100%
4 Star
 
0%
3 Star
 
0%
2 Star
 
0%
1 Star
 
0%
Posted by anonymous | March 22, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
He helps when times seem the darkest. He sets goals and works towards them. Thank you Mr. Benton.
Posted by Landers 9562 FTO | November 8, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Awesome
I have known this attorney for over thirty years. He is without a doubt goal oriented with an exclusive industrious attitude. He personalizes each case as his top priority. He represented me years ago and if I had lost I would not be retired today. He is a man that seeks the truth. So be truthful with him and the results will undoubtedly be solidified.
Read less

Cost

We have not found any cost information for this lawyer

Contact for Details

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • Capital University Law School
  • N/A

Associations

  • Columbus Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2014 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • 2012 - Present
  • John Mercer Langston Bar Association
  • 2010 - Present
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 1995 - Present
  • National Conference of Black Lawyers
  • Past President
  • 1991 - Present
  • United States Judicial Conference
  • Past Delegate
  • N/A
View all associations

Awards

  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • The Top Attorneys in Ohio (Criminal Defense)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy Service Award
  • Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy
  • 2004
  • Who's Who of Practicing Attorneys
  • Who's Who of Practicing Attorneys
  • 1990
  • Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Humanitarian Award
  • Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
  • 1987
View all awards

Publications

  • Capital University Law Review
  • Gladstone v. Village of Bellwood: The Development and Application of Standing to the Fair Housing Act of 1968, 9 Cap. Law. Rev. 175 (1980)
  • 1980

Speaking Engagements

  • COACDL Monthly Meeting
  • Protecting Yourself While Representing Your Clients
  • 2011
  • Death Penalty Litigation
  • Opening and Closing for Trial and Mitigation
  • 2006
  • Death Penalty Litigation
  • Practical Implication of Blakely v. Washington
  • 2003
  • Capital University African American Alumni Association
  • The Art of Effective Cross Examination
  • 1998
  • Death Penalty Litigation
  • Preparing an Effective Mitigation
  • 1998
View all speaking engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (0)
Given (1)
Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney.
Criminal defense

Avvo Contributions

This attorney hasn't created any legal answers in Q&A or legal guides recently on Avvo.

Columbus Criminal defense Lawyer Frederick Douglas Benton Jr.
Frederick Douglas Benton Jr.
Criminal defense Attorney
Columbus, OH
Licensed for 42 years