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David Benowitz is a well-known and respected Maryland criminal defense attorney. He began his career with the prestigious Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, consistently rated one of the best public defender’s offices in the country. As a staff attorney he represented thousands of clients on allegations of the most serious nature, including first-degree murder, armed robbery, and first-degree sex offenses. He has tenaciously and successfully represented both juveniles and adults in complex criminal litigation before judges and juries.
Upon graduating with honors from The University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree, Mr. Benowitz attended The George Washington University School of Law where he graduated near the top of his class. He was an active member of the school’s law review and moot court society. After several years of practice, Mr. Benowitz returned to Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and earned an advanced degree in trial advocacy.
Mr. Benowitz has been awarded the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell and enjoys the perfect score of 10/10 on the highly respected AVVO rating system. He is also currently the only Washington, DC criminal defense attorney to be certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy Division.
Mr. Benowitz is a faculty member at Harvard Law School’s nationally-known Trial Advocacy Workshop, as well as a Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University Law School. He is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association – Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He is barred in the District of Columbia and Maryland, and is admitted to the federal bars for the U.S. District Courts of the District of Columbia and Maryland.
Mr. Benowitz and the other Maryland criminal lawyers with Price Benowitz bring the same client-focused approach to each case they handle, while still understanding that every case is unique and requires different strategies than any other. He has the knowledge to understand the best possible strategies for defense and the experience to know when is the right time to use them. If you retain Mr. Benowitz to handle your defense, you can trust that your case is in good hands and will be handled with professionalism and determination.
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