Patrick Benca has been a passionate supporter of fighting for civil rights since graduating from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. He has experience working with the Little Rock Police Department’s crime scene investigators and often teaches continuing education courses to his peers about complex issues surrounding search and seizure. Patrick is a death penalty certified attorney who has successfully won appeals in front of the Arkansas Supreme Court for clients on death row. He was also appointed by the governor to the Sex Offenders Assessment Committee.
During his time as an attorney, Patrick has been heavily involved in Little Rock’s legal community. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. In the past he has been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, he was awarded the Death Penalty Focus 2012 Abolition Award, and the Arkansas Association of Trial Lawyers “Champion of Justice Award.” He has also been named one of the best lawyers in Arkansas by Little Rock Soiree several times. His 2017 award from Little Rock Soiree can be viewed here. Also, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Patrick to server on our State’s sex offender assessment committee through July 1, 2021.
Office: (501) 353-0024
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