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Benjamin Hiltzheimer

Benjamin Hiltzheimer

Experience, Dedication, and Proven Results. Compassionate Criminal Defense.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • California, District of Columbia, North Carolina
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Biography

Ben Hiltzheimer is an experienced trial lawyer who has fought for the accused for his entire career, beginning as a public defender at the nation's preeminent Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and now based in North Carolina.

We recognize that a criminal charge -- whether it's a DWI, a drug charge, financial fraud, or first degree murder -- is often the most serious and stressful experience in the life of the accused. We listen to our clients and their priorities and we craft each defense in close contact with our clients.

Hiltzheimer Law Office is a criminal defense law practice with offices in Raleigh and Durham. Criminal defense is all we do. Give us a call and we're happy to provide a free, confidential consultation on your case.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Please call (919) 899-9404 for a free attorney consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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District of Columbia
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North Carolina
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Attorney / Managing Partner
Hiltzheimer Law Office, PLLC
- Current
Staff Attorney, Trial Division
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
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Special Litigation / Forensics Fellow
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
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Education
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. (2006) | Law
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University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
B.A. (1999) | Philosophy and Cognitive Science
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Awards
Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Criminal Defense Attorney of the Month
Attorney At Law Magazine
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
American Society of Legal Advocates
Murray Snyder Scholarship for Public Interest
Best Lawyers List
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers List (2022, 2023)
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Clients’ Choice Award
Avvo
Clients’ Choice Award (2013, 2015)
Professional Associations
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Criminal Defense Section Member
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16th Judicial District Bar Association
Member
Current
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North Carolina State Bar
Member
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California State Bar  # 244411
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
DWI (Driving While Impaired/Intoxicated) and Implied Consent in North Carolina
GoArticles
Raleigh Criminal Defense Law Blog
Blog
Eyewitness Identification Reform Blog
Blog
Speaking Engagements
Litigating Eyewitness Identification Cases, Public Defender Service Trial Lawyer Training
Litigating Eyewitness Identification Cases in Superior Court, Georgetown Prettyman New Lawyer Training
Making the Evidence Work for You: Forensics, Cross Racial Identification & More, The Path to Becoming a Public Defender
Standard Field Sobriety Test Manual: What You Need to Know, Traffic Law CLE
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Hiltzheimer Law Office, PLLC
Raleigh Office
19 W Hargett St
#508
Raleigh, NC 27601
Telephone: (919) 899-9405
Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Sunday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Hiltzheimer Law Office, PLLC
Durham Office
331 W Main St
#604
Durham, NC 27701
Telephone: (919) 899-9404
Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Sunday: 8 AM - 8 PM