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Eric Benavides
Charter Member
Criminal Defense Law

2180 North Loop W, STE 310, Houston, TX 77018


Eric Benavides is a proven trial attorney based out of Houston, TX. He has multiple Not Guilty verdicts and Dismissals to his name. He is a graduate of the prestigious Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Trial College in Huntsville, TX. He is certified to perform the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and has done the certification multiple times. This gives him the benefit of having MORE training that the officers who arrest his clients. Eric was one of the few attorneys in Texas to be named a Super Lawyer Rising Star. He is also continually recognized as one of the Top Lawyers in Houston by both the Houstonia and H-Texas Magainzes. He has earned a perfect 10.0 rating on AVVO, where he currently has a 100% review rating by former clients.

Elon Berk
Distinguished Lawyer
Criminal Defense Law

15250 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, USA


Mr. Berk received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in human resource management. Since the time he could remember, Mr. Berk was interested in the personal rights and freedoms afforded by this great country. This was the reason Mr. Berk decided to pursue the study of law upon graduation from college. He remained in the Los Angeles area and completed his legal studies at the Pepperdine University, School of law. Mr. Berk began his legal career when he was hired by Mr. Dmitry Gurovich as a young associate in Mr. Gurovich’s growing legal practice. Withing no time, the practice began to grow due to the dedication of both, Mr. Berk and Mr. Gurovich, in providing excellent criminal defense services to those accused by the Government. Mr. Berk has handled hundreds of State and Federal criminal cases in California as well as other states. Specifically, Mr. Berk and Mr. Gurovich have represented clients in California, Arizona, Utah, Pennsylvania, Washington and Texas. Mr. Berk is highly regarded by judges and local prosecutors due to his professionalism. Mr. Berk’s dedication to each and every client is clearly evident in the outstanding results in every single case he is involved in. Mr. Berk and his partner, Mr. Gurovich, personally handle each and every case. Your case will be in the hands of a highly skilled, experienced and passionate criminal defense attorney.

John Berry, Jr.
Charter Member
Criminal Defense Law

6940 O St, Lincoln, NE 68510, USA


John S. Berry Jr. helps his clients fight some of the most important battles of their lives. John has not only led successful teams in the courtroom, resulting in several jury trial victories, but has also led soldiers in deployments to Iraq and Bosnia. John personifies the warrior ethos that is the foundation for Berry Law Firm’s success. Beyond the battlefield and the courtroom, Johns leadership experience extends to community organizations locally and nationally. He has been recognized as one of the National Trial Lawyers' Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers 40 under 40. John graduated from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia (B.A. 1997) and Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, (2003). He is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College at Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia (2004). John is past president of the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association.

Joy Bertrand
Charter Member
Criminal Defense Law

1826 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA


Joy, a Chicago native, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (cum laude) from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Joy attended law school at Indiana University-Bloomington and the University of Arizona. She received her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1996. Joy is admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions: Wisconsin, Arizona, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Western District of Wisconsin, the District of Arizona, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Her criminal practice has handled all manner of cases, from disorderly conduct and littering to white collar fraud and homicide. Her civil practice involves federal trial matters coast-to-coast. Her current practice interests include federal trial consulting, electronic discovery under the Federal Rules of Evidence, complex criminal litigation, and civil rights litigation. Consistent with Joy\'s commitment to social justice for all, Joy currently serves on the Arizona State Bar Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee. She also serves on the Arizona State Bar Criminal Defense and Procedure Committee.

Saul Bienenfeld
Charter Member
Criminal Defense Law

450 7th Ave, New York, NY 10123, USA