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Miami Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been charged or are being investigated for any type of crime in Miami-Dade County defense attorney Benjamin Herbst has the experience and the motivation to achieve the best possible result in your case. Benjamin is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and began his legal training at Gerstein Justice Building in Miami, where he has won numerous jury trials for some of the most serious offenses on the books. Benjamin is never afraid to take on the government at trial, and will do whatever it takes to make sure you or your loved one receives the unparalleled legal representation. Benjamin provides all clients with his cell phone and is never out of reach to clients or their families. He understands that going through a criminal prosecution can be extremely stressful, and in addition to producing results at the end of the case will also keep everyone informed along the way. Leaving clients and their loved ones out in the dark is one of the worst things a lawyer can do, and this absolutely never happens with Benjamin’s clients. He is always just a phone call or text message away to answer questions or to discuss the case in general. Benjamin is available to offer a free no obligation consultation at (954) 543-0305.

Miami-Dade County is the largest county in Florida by population with just under 3 million residents. It is actually the 7th most populous county in the entire United States, and the population has shown no signs of decreasing. In addition to the millions of residents, Miami-Dade also receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The crime rate in Miami-Dade County dropped considerably from 2017 to 2018, but it is still home to the most crime in the state of Florida. According to FDLE there were over 13 thousand incidents of violent crime in the county in 2018 and over 86 thousand incidents of property crime in 2018. A total of 72,167 people were arrested in Miami-Dade County in 2018, which is by far the most amount of arrests in Florida. Close to 5 thousand of these arrests were for violent offenses and about 3,000 juveniles were arrested in Miami in 2018, which is an extremely high number considering many juvenile crimes do not result in an arrest. Almost 5 thousand vehicles were stolen in Miami-Dade County in 2018. All of these statistics basically stand for the fact that tens of thousands of people face criminal prosecution in Miami each year, and all of these defendants should be entitled to competent legal representation. When just being competent is not enough though, contact Benjamin Herbst to see how he can start fighting for you or your family member today.

Benjamin has represented hundreds of clients facing charges in Miami-Dade County ranging from DUI and drug distribution to aggravated assault and domestic battery. He has achieved acquittals at the Miami justice center for violent felony firearm cases where his clients were facing life in prison and fights just as hard on the countless misdemeanor cases he has successfully defended. Benjamin has represented clients living in all parts of the county including South Miami, Homestead, Hialeah and Miami Beach, and has unique experience representing out of state residents that are facing charges in Miami for all types of criminal and traffic offenses. Benjamin is always available to speak and can be reached on nights and weekends at (954) 543-0305. Whether you have been charged with a traffic offense such as DUI, a violent felony such as robbery or aggravated assault or your child is facing juvenile charges Benjamin is standing by to offer a free consultation about how he can fight to have the charges dropped or reduced.

Client Reviews
My family and I could not be more grateful for everything you did for me. I truly thought my future would be permanently impacted and I would never be able to join the military or even go to college. Because of your hard work I still have the opportunity to do both. Thank you so much! - T.S.
Hiring you was the best decision I’ve made in a long time. Thank you for supporting me and for your willingness to take the state to trial. Another lawyer may have tried to get me to take a plea, but you were ready to fight from day one. I’m so glad to have this case behind me, and have you to thank for it. - R.D.
I can’t thank you enough for your personal attention to the mess I got myself into. You don't know what a relief it is to be done with this criminal case. I never ever thought I would have been charged with a crime, but having you as my lawyer made the entire situation bearable. You gave me confidence that I would be able to overcome this from day one, and you followed through. Take care of yourself and your family, and thanks again for everything! - S.S.
You never backed down from the state, and you supported my decision to go to trial. Then you delivered in court. I appreciate you Ben. - T.C
I appreciate the hard work you put into my case, and my wife and I can’t thank you enough. Without you I could have lost everything. I’ll never forget what you did for me. - J.B.