Steve Benjamin founded the firm at the beginning of his career, and established an aggressive practice in the state and federal trial and appellate courts. He is the Immediate Past President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
Betty Layne DesPortes joined the firm in 1993, after obtaining her master's degree in forensic science. She is the Treasurer of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences as well as the chair of the Forensic Science Foundation, Inc. Combining experience and specialized knowledge, the firm enjoys a reputation for vigorously pursuing all avenues of defense.