Sergio H. Benavides

Sergio H. Benavides

Criminal Defense & Immigration- Hayward, Oakland, and San Francisco
  • Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • California
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Summary

I am a top rated Criminal Defense & Immigration. I have defended 1000's of clients with great results. I have years of experience, having helped thousands of clients with every type of criminal charge, from petty theft, to drug possession, to attempted murder and sexual assault. I've handled DUIs, Domestic violence. I have taken over 30 cases to trial, and gotten cases dismissed. I am fluent in Spanish.

We help people with Immigraiton cases. Family Petitons, fighting deportation in Court, Asylum applications from all over the world. Green card applications, Citizenship. Record and Criminal History cleanup for Immigration purposes.

Immigration Law: U Visa, Asylum, Deportation Defense, Green Card, Citizenship, more.

Education
University of San Francisco School of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
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Activities: La Raza Law Students Association - Social Chair Pride Law Students Association
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Antioch University-Seattle
M.A. (1997) | Education
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Master in Education, and a Teaching Certificate in K-8 Education, with Endorsement for Journalism
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California State University - San Francisco State University
B.A. (1993) | English Literature
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Honors: Dean's List
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Professional Experience
Owner - Sole Proprietor
Law Office of Sergio H. Benavides
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Attorney and Counselor at Law, practicing DUI/ DWI, Criminal Defense and Immigration. Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Defense Attorney
Fresno County Public Defender's Office
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Served as a Public Defender in Fresno County, assisting juvenile in criminal court with assaults, drugs, receiving stolen goods, more. 11 juvenile trials. Helped Adults in Misdemeanors: DUI, Driving Under the Influence, Driving with a Suspended License, Petty Theft, Vandalism. 14 jury trials, 9 acquittals or hung juries. Worked with Adult Felony cases: Drug possession, trafficking, meth, grand theft auto, home invasion burglary, robbery, criminal threats, sexual assault, attempted murder.
Awards
Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyer
Top 100 Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 238952
Member
Current
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Alameda County Bar Association- Criminal Law Section
Member: Criminal Law and Immigration Law Sections
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Activities: The Executive Board organizes educational meetings and socials for Alameda County judges, private attorneys, district attorneys, and public defenders.
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Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom
Member
- Current
Activities: Promote pro bono charitable legal activities throughout the Bay Are for BALIF.
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San Francisco La Raza Lawyers
Member
- Current
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
- Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
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Activities: Ongoing legal education for Immigration law.
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California Public Defenders Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Ongong CLE, legal equational activity.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All major credit cards accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Immigration Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Sergio H. Benavides
24301 Southland Drive
Suite 212 B
Hayward, CA 94545
Telephone: (415) 867-5181
Fax: (415) 506-1656
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: First appointment 9:00am, final appointment: 4:30 pm. Free parkiing, Wheelchair accessible, elevator available.