Benson Varghese

Benson Varghese

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Varghese Summersett PLLC
 | 300 Throckmorton Street, Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-203-2220
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Benson Varghese is the Managing Partner at Varghese Summersett PLLC. Benson has handled over 5,000 criminal cases. He is an experienced litigator who has tried over 100 cases to juries in Texas. He is also a former Tarrant County prosecutor. Benson Varghese has been named a Top Lawyer by Fort Worth, Texas magazine every year since 2011. He was also named a Top 100 Trial Attorney in 2014.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University

Juris Doctorate, Texas Tech University

  • Estate Planning and Community Property Journal, Editor
  • Texas Bank Lawyer, Editor

Professional Memberships:

  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inns of Court, Associate Member
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, Past Board Member
  • Christian Trial Lawyers Association, Lifetime Member
  • National Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association.

Benson Varghese was named a Top 100 Trial Attorney in 2014 by the National Trial Lawyers.

He practices in the following areas: 

White Collar Defense

Federal Criminal Defense

Sex Crimes Defense

General Criminal Defense

DWI Defense



About Benson Varghese

Admitted: 2009, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Attorney, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2016: Benson Varghese has been elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation — an honor reserved for few Texas attorneys. Each year, only one-third of 1 percent of Texas lawyers are invited to become Fellows. Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation are selected for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to the community. Members are vetted and elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Selection is a mark of distinction and recognition.        

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Past Board Member

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Office Location for Benson Varghese

    300 Throckmorton Street
    Suite 1650
    Fort Worth, TX 76102


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    Last Updated: 1/6/2017

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