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Eric Joe Benavides

Eric Joe Benavides

Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • Texas
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Summary

Eric Benavides is a criminal defense attorney in Houston, TX. He is a co-founder of Benavides & Serrano, PLLC. He is a member of the Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, National College of DUI Defense, and is licensed to practice law in the state by the Supreme Court of Texas and federally by the Southern District of Texas.

He is a graduate of the prestigious Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Trial College, and has received continued legal education in every area of criminal law. Mr. Benavides is a proven trial lawyer with multiple Not Guilty verdicts to his name, many No Bills, and countless dismissals. Mr. Benavides has been named one of the Top Lawyers in Houston, TX by Houstonia magazine, and has earned a perfect 10.0 rating on AVVO, where he currently has a 100% review rating by former clients. This recognition has also earned him the AVVO Client Choice award on multiple occasions.

Mr. Benavides took the additional time and classes to become certified to perform the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. This gives him the benefit of having the same training that the officers who arrest his clients took. It is a step not many lawyers take, and essential in “Being More Prepared Than Your Opposition”.

Mr. Benavides earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas and his Juris Doctorate from the Texas Tech University School of Law.

Mr. Benavides was born and raised in Kingsville, TX, where he was the Valedictorian of Academy High School.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Board of Directors
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Current
Member
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Current
Member
National College of DUI Defense
Current
Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. (2007)
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University of Texas - Austin
B.S. (2004)
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Awards
Top Lawyers in Houston 2015
Houstonia Magazine
Top Lawyers in Houston 2017
Houstonia Magazine
Professional Associations
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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National College of DUI Defense
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
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Speaking Engagements
Know Your Rights
Certifications
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Contact & Map
2180 North Loop West Suite 310
Houston, TX 77018
USA
Telephone: (713) 222-2828