I am board certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Speciliazation. http://www.tbls.org/Directory/Attorney.aspx. That means I'm one of very few attorneys who can say "I specialize in criminal law." My practice is primarily state and federal criminal law and appeals.
I grew up in the small southern Arizona border city of Douglas, Arizona. I joined the U.S. Army and served in as a U.S. Army Ranger in the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Lewis, Washington and then with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) at Fort Campbell Kentucky.
After the military, I went to law school and started out doing plaintiff's legal malpractice, suing other attorneys/ lawyers who had committed some form of fraud or breached a fiduciary duty to their clients. While with that firm, I second chaired two million dollar plus cases, one of which took over 5 weeks to try.
I subsequently moved to El Paso, Texas where I was an Assistant District Attorney and served in the office's "Family Violence Unit," where I tried over 20 domestic violence or Assault Causes Bodily Injury (AFV) trials to a jury.
As of June 1, 2010, I opened the Benjamin Law Firm and handle state and federal criminal, civil and appeal cases, and I am going to use my experience to benefit you, my next client.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Hourly ($250-400/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)
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I know Brock Benjamin to be knowledgeable and thorough in his work. I have worked both with and against him. I recommend my clients to him when I can not represent them for any reason, such as a conflict or their case is in New Mexico where I am not licensed.
|NM||Authorized to practice law||2010||11/02/2010|
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2005||01/19/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certified - Criminal Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||2012|
|Valedictorian||Thrugood Marshall School of Law||2005|
|Attorney/ owner||Benjamin Law Firm||2010 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||El Paso District Attorney's Office||2006 - 2010|
|Attorney/ Intern||Law Offices of Lance Christopher Kassab||2004 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|El Paso Bar Association||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||Treasurer||2011 - Present|
|Mountain Star Rehibilitation Foundation||President||2010 - Present|
|AOPA||member||2001 - Present|
|Thurgood Marshall Law Review||United States v. Arvizu: "Fourth Amendment Misinterpretation "Stopped" at the Border"||2004|
|Texas Southern University||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||2005|