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Benjamin Brafman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1975, United States Supreme Court 1978. Named Best Criminal Defense Lawyer, New York magazine, 1997.

Background

Brafman, Benjamin was born on July 21, 1948 in New York City. Son of Sol and Rose (Friedman) Brafman.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1971. Juris Doctor with distinction, Ohio Northern College Law, 1974. Master of Laws in Criminal Justice, New York University, 1979.

Career

Associate editor Ohio Northern University Law Review, 1973—1974. Associate MCGuire & Lawler, New York City, 1974—1976. Assistant district attorney State of New York, 1976—1979.

Member Brafman & Associates, Professional Corporation (formerly Brafman & Ross Professional Corporation), since 1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1975, United States Supreme Court 1978.

Membership

Fellow: American College Trial Lawyers. Member: American Bar Association, New York Crimial Bar Association (board directors 1990-1992, Outstanding Private Criminal Defense Practioner award 2005), New York Council Criminal Defense Lawyers (Norman Ostrow award), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Association Trial Lawyers American.

Connections

Married Lynda J. Bienenfeld, June 23, 1971. Children: Jennifer, David.

father:
Sol Brafman

mother:
Rose (Friedman) Brafman

spouse:
Lynda J. Bienenfeld

children:
Jennifer Brafman

David Brafman