Joseph R. Benfante, Esq.

Joseph R. Benfante, Esq., Second Vice Chair

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Joseph R. Benfante has been a criminal defense attorney for over Thirty years. Benfante has obtained an unprecedented number of acquittals, many in high profile cases throughout the United States at both the federal and state level. As a respected member of the New York Bar, Mr. Benfante lectures at the Police Academy for The New York City Police Department and appears as a legal analyst on Court TV, MSNBC, Channel 5 News, Law Line, Fox News and The O’Reilly Factor. Joseph Benfante is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Columbian Lawyers Association, The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and The New York Criminal Bar Association. Joseph earned his degrees from Seton Hall University and New York Law School.