Steve Benjamin founded the firm at the beginning of his career, and established an aggressive practice in the state and federal trial and appellate courts. He is a Past President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
Betty Layne DesPortes joined the firm in 1993, after obtaining her master's degree in forensic science. She is the President-Elect of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences as well as the past chair of the Forensic Science Foundation, Inc. Combining experience and specialized knowledge, the firm enjoys a reputation for vigorously pursuing all avenues of defense.