Ariel Z. Benjamin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver, CO

New Phase Innovations LLC
 | 700 N. Colorado Blvd., #706, Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 720-446-8782
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Appellate (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hebrew
Attorney Profile

As an attorney at The Law Firm of Springer and Steinberg, P.C., Ariel Z. Benjamin is committed to representing clients in Denver, Colorado, and the surrounding areas. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, handling cases that include robbery, sex crimes, white collar crimes, drug crimes, murder, misdemeanor offenses and appeals.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College in 2000, Mr. Benjamin went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2006. While in law school, he was elected as chair of the school's honor board. After law school, Mr. Benjamin served as a judicial fellow and as the death penalty law clerk for the 18th Judicial District of Colorado.

For nearly a decade, Mr. Benjamin has worked hard to protect the rights of people accused of criminal activity. He takes a compassionate approach to every case, working closely with clients to understand their story and their goals. With tenacity and strict attention to detail, Mr. Benjamin aggressively advocates on his clients' behalf, whether in a state, federal or appellate court.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Benjamin is a member of the American Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

When he is not in the courtroom, Mr. Benjamin, who is fluent in Hebrew, enjoys volunteering in the Jewish community and helping out at Isabella Bird Community School where his wife is a teacher.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%)

Appellate (30%)


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Ariel Benjamin

Admitted: 2007, Colorado

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Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded College of Law Merit Scholarship for academic excellence, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2006
  • Elected Chairman of College of Law Honor Board (ethics adjudication board), University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, 2010
  • Colorado, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Associate Attorney, Springer & Steinberg, P.C., Denver, CO, June 2010 - December 2016
  • Principal and founding member, New Phase Innovations LLC, Denver, CO, January 2017 - present
  • Colorado Judicial Branch, Death Penalty Law Clerk, August 2006 – June 2010
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • University of Denver, College of Law, Denver, CO, Research Assistant to Professor Rashmi Goel, January 2004 – June 2005
  • University of Denver, Civil Litigation Clinic, Denver, CO, Student-Attorney, January – May 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Former member, Adult Education Committee, Hebrew Educational Alliance
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Colorado Hebrew Chorale

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-invented vegetable oil-powered tractor for organic farming, Hampshire College

Educational Background:

  • Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, Bachelor of Arts, May 2000
Office Location for Ariel Z. Benjamin

700 N. Colorado Blvd., #706
Denver, CO 80206

Phone: 720-446-8782


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Last Updated: 1/11/2017

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