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Lizette Benitez, founder of The Traffic Law Firm, has over 22 years of experience fighting thousands of traffic tickets. She is well respected, known for her experience fighting traffic tickets, and specialized knowledge of the law and court procedures. The Traffic Law Firm provides unmatched legal representation for a very reasonable price and helps you to eliminate trips to the courthouse, time and anxiety, and increases your chances of a favorable outcome.  Her dedication to the South Florida community has created a long list of loyal clients that keep coming back to her for help.

At the Traffic Law Firm you are not another number, we take pride in the type of service we offer and fight for you until the very end. The Traffic Law Firm was founded on the principle that each client will be treated as an individual and with the utmost professionalism. Clients of the Traffic Law Firm have the ability to speak with their attorney to receive legal advice for their case. We are here to defend you.

 

Lizette P. Benitez


Lizette P. Benitez founded The Traffic Law Firm in 1993, and has assisted thousands of clients in traffic matters related to infractions, criminal violations, and civil matters. In her 22 years of experience, Lizette has achieved countless verdicts in favor of the client.

She began her legal career in 1991 at a firm where she specialized in criminal and traffic litigation defense. In that capacity, she tried hundreds of cases that lead to her knowledge and vast expertise in traffic defense law.

Lizette is a native Floridian.  She was born and grew up in Miami, Florida.  After graduating from Deerborne High school, she attended the University of Miami and completed her last two years of undergraduate studies at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.  She majored in Communications, Politics and Law and achieved a Bachelors in Communication.  Lizette attained a Jurist Doctorate Degree from the New England School of Law.

Coming from a Cuban background, Lizette is fluent in Spanish.

Areas of Practice: 

  • Traffic Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law

Certification/ Specialties 

  • Floria Bar

Bar Admission:
Florida, 1990

Education:
New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1989 J.D.
Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1985 B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Cuban American Bar Association Member

Languages:
Spanish
English


Leo Benitez


Leo Benitez founded Benitez and Associates in 1995, and has assisted hundreds of clients in commercial/civil disputes, and criminal matters. He has achieved numerous verdicts and settlements that exceed a million dollars.

Leo began his legal career in 1989 as an associate with Kimbrell & Hamann in Miami, where he specialized in commercial litigation. During this time he worked on significant cases with big corporate clients such as Ford Motor Credit Company, Porsche Financial Services, Dial Bank and others.

In 1992, Leo joined the firm of Zack, Hanzman, Ponce & Tucker where he represented clients in civil litigation matters in state, federal, and appellate proceedings.

In 1994, Leo joined the firm of Zarco & Associates where he focused on franchise primarily in the federal courts.

Leo was born in the providence of Oriente, in Manzanillo, Cuba and in 1970 at age 5 moved to the United States. His family settled in Miami, Florida where he continues to reside today.

Leo attended the University of Miami, where he obtained a Bachelors of Arts in English and Philosophy. Leo achieved a Jurist Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Areas of Practice: 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Restitution
  • Franchise Law
  • Criminal Law

Certification/ Specialties
Civil Trial Attorney, Florida Bar

Bar Admission:
Florida, 1989
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1989
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2006

Education:
Georgetown School of Law, Washington D.C., 1989 J.D.
University of Miami, Miami, Florida, 1985 B.A.

Languages:
Spanish
English