Steve Benedetto

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

The People's Law Firm, PLC
 | 645 North 4th Aveunue, Suite A
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602-456-1901
Fax: 602-801-2834
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Rights (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Founder of The People’s Law Firm, PLC in Phoenix, Steve Benedetto has been practicing law since 2004.  His practice is focused on defense of the injured and violated:  those who have been seriously injured by the carelessness of others, and those who constitutional rights have been trampled upon by the government.

Following his receipt of a Bachelor of Arts in English and political science from Villanova University in 2000, Mr. Benedetto attended Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2003. After serving a clerkship with a judge on the Arizona Supreme Court, he entered private practice and was a litigation associate with three of the largest law firms in Arizona before starting his own litigation firm in 2009.  Mr. Benedetto is admitted to practice in Arizona, California, and Colorado, as well as the federal district courts in Arizona and California and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Throughout his career, Mr. Benedetto has received accolades from his fellow attorneys for his high degree of ethics and the connections he makes with clients. He has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, identified as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, and has a perfect 10.0 client rating through Avvo. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Rights (50%): Police Misconduct

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Police Misconduct, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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About Steve Benedetto

Admitted: 2004, Arizona

Professional Webpage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Benedetto

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Graduated from Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (Dubois, WY), 2014

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $3.125 settlements (in excess of policy limits) vs. commercial farm operationg for trucking crash resulting in client's paraplegia, 2015
  • Not guilty verdict on behalf of politically engaged citizen charged with resisting arrest and trespassing at Arizona State Capitol , 2018
  • $1.1 million settlements (cumulative) for negligent shooting resulting in client's broken ribs, vertebrae, and damaged lung, 2018
  • $1.0 million (policy limits) settlement vs. ATV fabricator for products liability, 2016
  • $500k settlement vs. trucking company for wrongful death claim (contested liability, comparative fault), 2018
  • $425k settlement vs. commercial courier company for MVA (resulting on broken wrist, ribs), 2018

Educational Background:

  • Graduated from Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, cum laude, 2003
Office Location for Steve Benedetto

645 North 4th Aveunue
Suite A
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: 602-456-1901

Fax: 602-801-2834

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Last Updated: 1/14/2019

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