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When I am not practicing law, I enjoy reading, writing, and traveling to places I have read about. I am also a keen outdoorsman, and spend a considerable amount of time in the bush with my closest friend, a 90lb Rhodesian Ridgeback. 


 


Kuipers Law, Phoenix, AZ was founded by Benjamin Kuipers in 2011. With a heritage grounded in professional medical malpractice defense and complex civil litigation, our broad experience in family and criminal law makes us uniquely placed to offer superior representation to legal clients throughout greater Phoenix, AZ. With our focus on trial work, with juries and judges, we are well situated to defend your rights.


 


Our clients look for value beyond simply legal expertise. They seek our commitment to achieving an overarching strategy on our client’s behalf. With this in mind, we focus on learning about our clients and their objectives. Additionally, we place a large focus on technological and team-based coordination and organization to enable quick and effective responses to our clients’ needs.  With economic realities in mind, we seek to develop comprehensive strategies and solutions at affordable rates.


 


At Kuipers Law, we combine a good reputation and sound legal expertise with deep knowledge of each individual client’s personal and professional situations and desired end to resolve every legal challenge.

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Languages spoken: English, Afrikaans

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    6 years, 400 cases
  2. Family: 45%
    6 years, 250 cases
  3. Constitutional: 5%
    6 years, 5 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($235/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Kuipers Law PLLC

4144 N 44th Street
Suite D
Phoenix, AZ, 85018

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 201007/01/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Superb Criminal Defense AttorneyAVVO2015
Top 40 Under 40 Family LawyersThe American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 40 under 40 Criminal DefenseNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2015
Top Contributer 2014 "Family Law"Avvo2014
Client's Choice 2014 "Constitutional Law"Avvo2014
Client's Choice 2014 "Family Law"Avvo2014
Top Contributer 2014 "Criminal Defense"Avvo2014
Client's Choice 2014 "Criminal Defense"Avvo2014
"Exellent" Criminal AttorneyAvvo2014
Top ContributorAvvo2014
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2013
Top Contributor: Family LawAvvo2013
BA. Magna Cum LaudeHillsdale College2005
Essay Champion: French & Indian WarDaughters of the American Revolution1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyKuipers Law PLLC2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyGurstel, Staloch & Chargo, PA2011 - 2011
Associate AttorneyDoyle Berman Murdy PC2010 - 2010
ClerkMaricopa Country Superior Court2008 - 2009
Law ClerkMaricopa County Attorney's Office2008 - 2008
Blackstone Legal FellowAlliance Defense Fund2007 - 2007
CarpenterBardwell Construction Company2005 - 2006
Research InternFoundation For Economic Education, New York2004 - 2005
Economic History Research AssistantHillsdale College2003 - 2004
HandymanKuipers & Watts Home Restoration2001 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
The National Trial LawyersMembers2015 - Present
The American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2015 - Present
Better Business BureauAccredited Member2013 - Present
U.S. District Court of ArizonaAttorney Member2012 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaAttorney Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
ASU Federalist SocietyPresident2008 - 2009
ASU Federalist SocietyVice President2007 - 2008
ASU Environmental Law ClubMember2007 - 2009
Federalist SocietyVice President2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Arizona v. RCase dismissed
State v. GoinsOverturned Jury Verdict and Awarded New Trial
State of AZ v. GreenAll Counts Dismissed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Kuipers Law BlogWhite Collar Crimies In Arizona2015
Kuipers Law BlogSolicitation in Arizona Courts2015
Kuipers Law BlogTheft of Means of Transportation in Arizona2015
Google BlogDUI Motorized Vehicle Operations2013
The Hillsdale CollegianWrong War: Dissent Is Not Unpatriotic2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mises CircleEconomicsCertificate2015
Arizona State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Hillsdale CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Mises InstituteAustrian EconomicsAustrian Scholars Conference Diploma2004
Foundation for Economic EducationAustrian EconomicsAdvanced Austrian Seminar Diploma2004
Mises InstituteAustrian EconomicsDiploma2003
Foundation for Economic EducationFree Market EconomicsFreedom University Diploma2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State ConventionMinnesota Republican Party2016
Mises Circle (Attendee)Austrian Economics2015
ProfessionalismCLE By The Sea (Attendee)2014
Considerations in Legal Decision Making & Rellocation Cases & Drug Testing and How to Interpret the ResultsCLE By The Sea (Attendee)2014
DebateIraq: Moral Requirements and National Self-Interest2003