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New York City Criminal Defense Lawyer

Aggressive & Talented Trial Lawyers in New York City

H. Benjamin Perez - New York City Criminal Defense LawyerWhen facing charges, whether in state or federal court, the skills of your defense counsel can make the difference between years behind bars and avoiding conviction. Consider retaining our team for the knowledgeable and experienced representation you need in court.

At H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C., we have seen people convicted who could have been acquitted if only they had a defender that knew how to craft and present a defense case to a jury. We know trial law and are familiar with how juries respond to defense cases. Do you want to avoid conviction? Get a professional New York City criminal defense lawyer from our firm on your side.

The Top 5 Reasons You Want Our Criminal Defense Team on Your Side

As professional trial lawyers, we take our duty to our clients extremely seriously, and we are ready to move into action for you. We urge you to contact us if you are accused of crime, whether misdemeanor or felony, or are currently the target of a police investigation and have not yet been charged.

Unsure about what firm to call? Read the top 5 reasons our firm is your best choice for criminal defense in New York City:

  • Attorney Perez is rated 10.0 by Avvo.
  • We are the winners of the Avvo Client's Choice Award for Criminal Defense in 2012.
  • We have served at hundreds of criminal trials and are confident and aggressive in court.
  • We have experience with the other side, working in the Kings County District Attorney's Office, and gaining insight into how they operate.
  • We are extremely talented in creating defense strategies that are effective.

Fighting Hard for the Criminally Accused in NYC

If you don't yet have a New York City criminal defense attorney representing you after an arrest, get in touch with us so we can represent you at your arraignment. This hearing may include setting bail, and this aspect of your case is extremely important as if bail is set too high to afford, you could spend months in custody awaiting trial. We work fast, and our first order of business is to review the facts in your case and to hear your side of the story. You have been arrested, but there may be serious errors in police procedure that could allow us to get your case dismissed, or the charges reduced. We need to know what happened to you so we can move into action for you.

We offer defense counsel in both English and Spanish, and we are available 24/7 to serve you. As highly experienced litigators, we are very skilled at identifying the flaws in a case and exploiting these flaws for those we represent – and we like to win. There is no substitute for a highly experienced, creative and talented New York criminal defense lawyer on your side after an arrest. Whether you are accused of a misdemeanor or felony crime, we know what to do.

Call us. Let us review the facts in your case, and create a strategy to help you get your legal situation moving in the right direction.

What People Are Saying About Us

Are you in trouble with the law, caught in the criminal justice system, and looking for a top quality New York City criminal defense attorney to protect your and fight for your freedom? You have come to the right place

Our former clients often refer others to us. Read a few excerpts from testimonials so you know you have come to the right place:

  • "Fast, honest, dependable and affordable."
  • "Mr. Perez was by far the best NYC criminal defense lawyer I have ever had represent me."
  • "Mr. H. Benjamin Perez saved my life."
  • "These lawyers know how to defend against criminal charges, and they know the meaning of customer service."

Contact our legal team at the firm immediately for an aggressive New York City criminal defense lawyer that can craft and execute a defense case with a better chance of success.


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Testimonials from Previous Clients

  • “If you are in trouble this is your guy.”

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  • “Thank you Benjamin!”

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  • “His knowledge and professionalism was exactly what I needed.”

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  • “An exceptional, outstanding attorney. I highly recommend ...”

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  • “The best criminal defense lawyer! He won my trial and saved ...”