Ephraim Benjamin is one of Washington State’s most successful criminal defense attorneys. Over the last 23 years, Mr. Benjamin has successfully defended clients in both state and federal courts in Pierce, King, Mason and Thurston County, and Federal courts coast to coast. Ephraim Benjamin has successfully fought on behalf of criminal defendants accused of a variety of infractions, misdemeanors and felonies. Ephraim Benjamin believes that no criminal defendant should have to face the government’s limitless power and resources without a skilled, aggressive, experienced and committed criminal defense attorney by their side. Ephraim Benjamin has successfully defended clients in all types of matters; he recognizes that no one criminal case is exactly like another, and that the path to achieving positive results depends on identifying the specific facts and circumstances that make each case unique and which ultimately, may lead to mitigation or even negation of criminal charges.
What sets Ephraim Benjamin apart from other criminal defense attorneys is the amount of time, consideration and access he provides his clients. He is particularly sensitive to the fear, anxiety and stress that his clients experience when facing charges that have the potential to result in dire consequences such as: loss of personal liberty, forfeiture of immigration status, diminished access to children and family members, loss of professional licenses, and/or limitations to future career opportunities. As a client of Ephraim Benjamin, you can rest assured that that he will be there to provide friendship, counsel and assistance by fax, cell or email 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Because of his reputation for success in both negotiation and trial work, Mr. Benjamin is often the attorney other top lawyers choose to represent them both in criminal court and before the Washington State Bar. Currently he serves as “special counsel” to three other top law firms in the areas of white collar criminal defense, violent crime defense, property crime defense, DUI defense, and defense of narcotics cases involving forfeiture of assets.
You can contact Ephraim Benjamin at (253)229-5406 to schedule your free initial consultation.
|Owner||Law Office of Ephraim W. Benjamin||1995 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Admitted to the Federal Court for the Western District of Washington||Member||1997 - Present|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|Gonzaga University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Marquette University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|Possession of child pornography||The state dismissed the case, on the eve of trial.|
|Retained as rape allegations were being investigated.||The detective recommended that the case be closed and no charges were filed against my client.|
|1 count of Assault in the second degree and 2 counts of assault in the 4th degree.||Not guilty on all counts.|
|Attempted murder in the first degree||Case reversed on appeal, due to abuse of discretion by Judge.|
|Murder in the first degree||case reversed for retrial|
|State v. Mcgriff||NOT GUILTY ON ALL 6 COUNTS|
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