Curriculum Vitae

Jeffrey S. Benice has practiced law since 1978. He has a civil and criminal trial practice in federal and state courts.

During his career, Jeffrey S. Benice has successfully tried and litigated employment termination actions; strict products liability actions; partnership and breach of fiduciary duty actions; unfair business practices and trademark actions; California lemon law actions; bankruptcy adversary actions; creditors rights actions; wrongful termination actions; complex family law actions; trademark and copyright actions; securities fraud actions; medical malpractice actions; employment and trade secret actions; real estate fraud and commission actions; sexual harassment actions; bankruptcy non-dischargability actions; state bar disciplinary actions; Federal Drug Administration enforcement actions; federal criminal tax evasion actions; Securities and Exchange commission enforcement actions; and Federal Trade Commission enforcement actions.

Jeffrey S. Benice’s criminal trial practice includes defense of serious white-collar crimes and felonies. Mr. Benice practices criminal law in both Federal and State Courts.

• Jeffrey S. Benice is a 1978 graduate of UCLA Law School and was a member of the UCLA Law Review. Mr. Benice externed for United States District Court Judge Irving Hill while at UCLA, and clerked for Justice F. Douglas McDaniel in the California Fourth District Court of Appeal in 1978.

• Jeffrey S. Benice was an associate and partner at Lawler, Felix & Hall from 1979 to 1986, and a partner with Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison from 1986 to 1994. Mr. Benice left Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison in 1994 to establish his own trial practice.

• Jeffrey S. Benice is admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court; the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; the United States Tax Court; the United States District Court, District of Colorado; the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio; the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; the United States District Court, District of New Jersey; the United States District Court, Western District, North Carolina; and all California State and Federal Courts.

• Jeffrey S. Benice has tried in excess of 75 jury trials during his career. United States District Court Judge Stephen V. Wilson commented on Mr. Benice’s trial abilities at the conclusion of a 2020 SEC enforcement action tried against Mr. Benice’s client Curative Biosciences:

“… Thank you for your efforts in the case, and thank you especially, Mr. Benice. I thought that it was admirable that you jumped in I don’t know when, but you seemed to have a good command of the case and the facts, and I thought you had the weaker hand. But you did the best you could with it. And that is advocacy….”

Jeffrey S. Benice’s California State Bar number is 81583, and he has been an active member of the California State Bar since 1978.

Jeffrey S. Benice has appeared in countless print and internet media and on radio and television shows, including 48-Hours and Celebrity Justice. Please see the Case Sightings; Recent Articles and Video Footage portions of this website for all National and International media coverage.



Published Opinions

Published Opinions

Detailed information and the published opinions of some of our cases can be found here.

read more »

Internet Case Sightings

Internet Case Sightings

Some of the Internet coverage of some of our featured cases can be found at this location.

read more »

Trial Digest

Trial Digest

Trial digest information is supplied to our visitors at this particular location.

read more »

Verdicts & Settlements

Verdicts & Settlements

Detailed information on some of the verdicts and their settlements can be referenced here.

read more »

divider
Video Footage

Video Footage

National media coverage of Jeffery S. Benice.

Visit the video gallery to view some of the media pieces featuring some of the work done by Jeffrey S. Benice.

read more »

latest news

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: October 8, 2004 LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jurors on Friday rejected the claims of a Hollywood producer's wife ...

read news release »

New York Times By MIREYA NAVARRO Published: October 9, 2004 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 - A Superior Court jury cleared a prominent Beverly ...

read news release »