About Walter J. Benson,
Attorney at Law

Walter J. Benson is an attorney licensed to practice in Ohio and in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. During his career of over decades, Attorney Benson has resolved thousands of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanor traffic offenses to capital murder charges. Walter Benson has established himself as an experienced defense attorney in Northeast Ohio. Some of his professional and educational accomplishments have been included in the list below.

Attorney at Law – February 1995 – Present

  • General Practice with an emphasis on Criminal Law
  • Extensive Jury Trial Experience
  • Resolved thousands of cases including murder and capital murder

Magistrate – 2007 – 2012

  • Akron Municipal Court
  • Part-time Magistrate presiding over the Akron Municipal Traffic and Small Claims Courts.

Judicial Clerk / Attorney

  • Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Media, Pennsylvania

Professional Activities

  • Zoning Commission, Copley Township – 2005 – 2009
  • Summit County Legal Defender Commission – 2004 – 2017
  • Oriana House Advisory Board – 2004 – Present

Juris Doctor (Law Degree)

  • The University of Akron, School of Law – Akron, Ohio
  • Comenius University – Bratislava, Slovakia

Bachelor of Arts in Business (Marketing)

  • Stockton University – Pomona, New Jersey
  • Middlesex Polytechnic – London, England

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