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Benjamin C. Green has been practicing criminal law over 20 years. Ben’s primary areas of practice are criminal defense, DUI defense and related administrative proceedings, including MVD administrative proceedings. Ben served as a former Deputy County Attorney with the Maricopa County Attorney’s office from 1999 through 2001 where he was assigned the duties of prosecuting major felony matters. Prior to that, Ben worked for the well-established law firm of Carson Messinger Elliot Laughlin & Ragan, P.L.L.C.
Ben represents clients in both felony and misdemeanor cases pending in both State and Federal courts. Ben has conducted numerous jury and bench trials in various municipal, city, justice and superior courts across the State of Arizona. Ben has successfully defended clients in charges ranging from minor misdemeanors to homicide. In particular, Ben has successfully defended clients charged with city code violations, domestic violence offenses, drug and alcohol related offenses, theft and fraud related offenses, weapons charges, assault and violent offenses, vehicular crimes and homicide.
With respect to alcohol-related offenses, Ben has successfully defended a number of clients charged with DUI, Extreme DUI, Super Extreme DUI, and Aggravated DUI in blood, breath and urine cases. Ben has obtained numerous “not guilty” verdicts in DUI matters with blood concentrations of varying levels, including over .20. Ben also has represented clients in a number of alcohol-related vehicular manslaughter and aggravated assault cases. He also represents clients in MVD administrative proceedings and counsels professional clients on related professional license issues that may be impacted by a criminal prosecution.
Ben is admitted to the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. (admitted only on the recommendation of peers and judges) and regularly gives seminars to groups and other attorneys on DUI-related issues. Ben is also AV Preeminent® rated in criminal law, which is the top peer review rating an attorney can receive through Martindale Hubbell’s® peer review rating service.
In April of 2013 Ben completed the Forensic Chromatography IX: Theory and Practice course offered by Axion Training Institute, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. The course consisted of 40 hours of hands-on training and analysis of Gas Chromatography devices similar to those used in Arizona to test a person’s blood. Ben was awarded a Certificate of Recognition for this course.
Arizona State University, B.S., 1995
Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 1998
- Moot Court Board, 1997
- Moot Court Honors Board, 1997-1998
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Legal Research & Writing, 1996
- Clerkship with Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals – assigned to Presiding Judge Gary L. Lumpkin, 1997-1998
- Arizona, 1998
- U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1998
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
- State Bar of Arizona
- Maricopa County Bar Association
- Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell®
- National College of DUI Defense, Inc.