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Eric Benavides

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX

Benavides Law Group, PLLC
2180 North Loop West, Suite 310
Houston, TX 77018
Phone: 713-369-5943
Fax: 713-222-2832
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (50%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Benavides Law Group, PLLC, Eric Benavides focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense and DWI matters. Based in Houston, Texas, he provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice before all Texas state courts since 2008, Mr. Benavides is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and he is fluent in both English and Spanish.

In his criminal defense practice, Mr. Benavides provides effective advocacy for people who have been charged by the state or federal government with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. The types of cases that he has handled during his career have included driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, domestic violence, sexual assault, drug possession, theft and aggravated robbery, among others. Mr. Benavides has been able to obtain successful results for his clients, through dismissals, acquittals and the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution. His successful track record and high degree of ethics have led to a great deal of recognition from his colleagues, including a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 on several occasions, and he has appeared on Houstonia magazine's annual Top Lawyers List.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Benavides attended The University of Texas at Austin and received a Bachelor of Science in 2004. He then pursued his legal education at the Texas Tech University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2008. His professional memberships include the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense, Inc.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Eric Benavides

First Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.ericbenavides.com/about-eric-benavides/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National College of DUI Defense
  • HCCLA Board of Directors
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Federal Southern District of Texas
  • State of Texas

Educational Background

  • Texas Tech University School of Law
  • University of Texas, Austin
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Office Location for Eric Benavides

2180 North Loop West
Suite 310
Houston, TX 77018

Phone: 713-369-5943

Fax: 713-222-2832

Last Updated: 3/10/2021

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