Criminal Defense and Traffic

Aggressive and Responsive Legal Representation for the Accused

The Benjamin Law Firm is a local, award-winning, team of experienced criminal defense attorneys in Cass County and the Greater Kansas City areas. The attorneys at the Benjamin Law Firm have over 50 years of combined experience in litigation including hundreds of jury trials and bench trials.

We are known as aggressive advocates who are determined to win every case we handle from minor traffic offenses to major felony cases. The attorneys at the Benjamin Law Firm are at the forefront of criminal defense representation and policy in Missouri and the United States. The Benjamin Law Firm developed the first app of its kind in Missouri (I Got Stopped!) to help drivers understand their rights during traffic stops in Missouri. The Benjamin Law Firm has the expertise to fight your DUI/DWI and license suspension. If you have been arrested for drug possession or distribution, you should never approach your case without first consulting the experienced attorneys at the Benjamin Law Firm.

Kimberly Benjamin serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL), serving as President in 2013-2014. She is also an active member of the Missouri Society for Criminal Justice, which focuses on DWI defense. Kimberly regularly travels the state teaching other lawyers how to defend DWI cases in Missouri Circuit Courts. In April 2015 Kim received the Atticus Finch award from the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) for demonstrating high moral and ethical standards that Atticus Finch exemplified in “To Kill a Mockingbird” by defending unpopular causes or clients. Kim is a member of the National College of DUI Defense and has been honored with the National Trial Lawyers Award of Top 100 Lawyers. Kim has also participated in the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (TLC) since 2000, having been chosen to be on the faculty of TLC since 2009.

Julie Highley served over 6 years as Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the 17th Judicial Circuit of Missouri and she worked as lead attorney on juvenile cases in Cass County before joining the Benjamin Law Firm. Kimberly and Julie have participated in and handled more than 80 criminal jury trials and have handled hundreds of serious felonies, including over a dozen murder cases.

Our Firm Provides Advice, Services and Representation in Criminal Defense and Traffic Matters Involving:

  • DUI / DWI
  • Traffic Violations
  • Drug Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Aggravated Assault and Battery
  • Murder
  • Burglary, Auto Theft, Breaking and Entering
  • Expungement of Misdemeanors and Felonies
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • License Suspensions and Revocations
  • Other Felonies and Misdemeanors

We Listen – We Respond – Free Consultations

When you discuss your concern with one of our experienced attorneys, you will meet a person who cares about you and your future. We take time to get to know each client as an individual, and we personally handle every aspect of each case.

Your attorney will explain the legal issues in your case and your legal options. Based on your direction, we will work vigorously to achieve your goals. We have the experience to protect your rights if you have been accused in Missouri.

You can depend on the Benjamin Law Firm to provide sound advice and aggressive representation at all stages of the legal process.

Free Consultation with a Lawyer

Contact us for a free initial consultation with the Benjamin Law Firm. We offer flexible appointment times.