David B. Benowitz

David B. Benowitz : Communication and building a trusting attorney-client relationship are crucial to a successful defense in a criminal case. Therefore, from our first meeting, throughout the investigation and any subsequent court proceedings, you will be informed of every development in your case. We encourage you to contact us at any time with questions or concerns.

If you need a criminal defense attorney in Washington DC, you can be confident that we will prepare thoroughly by investigating every aspect of your case and leveraging our relationships throughout the Washington DC criminal justice system. We use the best criminal defense investigators in Washington DC to uncover and document evidence.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Fees: Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
David Benowitz Attorney at Law409 7th St NW
Washington, DC, 20004

Office (202) 999-3990

State Status Acquired Updated
MD Active 2009 03/10/2013
DC Active 1996 07/10/2016

Award name Grantor Date granted
AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell 2009
Highest Grade – Labor Law The George Washington University Law School 1993
Highest Grade – Criminal Law The George Washington University Law School 1992

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Partner Price Benowitz LLP 2001 – Present
Faculty Member Harvard Law School – Trial Advocacy Workshop 2012 – 2012
Professorial Lecturer in Law George Washington University Law School 2012 – 2014
Public Defender/Staff Attorney Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia 1995 – 2001

School name Major Degree Graduated
NACDL White Collar Criminal Defense College N/A Certificate of Completion 2012
National College of DUI Defense N/A 2011 – Spring Seminar 2011
National College of DUI Defense N/A 2010 – Summer Seminar 2010
Intoxilyzer 5000 Operator’s Course Operation of Breath Alcohol Testing Equipment Certificate of Completion & Competency 2009
NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Testing DUI/DWI Defense Certificate of Training 2009
Maryland State Bar Association Handling Drinking & Driving Cases in Maryland Certificate of Completion 2009
NITA Capital Defense Seminar Certificate of Completion 2007
Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law Trial Advocacy Other – Masters 2006
NACDL National Criminal Defense College Certificate of Completion 2000
George Washington University National Law Center Law JD – Juris Doctor 1995
University of Pennsylvania History Honors BA 1991

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
Training Conference Trial Practice 2001
DCLSIC Weekly Lecture Motions Practice 2000
Adjunct Professor Criminal Justice 1999
DCLSIC Trial Practice Judge/Evaluation – Trial 1998
Criminal Practice Institute Investigations 1998
DCLSIC Orientation Trial Practice 1997

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