After earning his Juris Doctorate from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he earned distinction in the top ranked advocacy and trial program, Morgan Fletcher Benfield returned to his home town to offer effective and reliable legal representation to those facing criminal charges in and around Tacoma, Washington.
By utilizing his extensive training in Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, Federal Criminal Litigation, Advanced Negotiation, Advanced Evidence, and Courtroom Technology along with the experience gained by working with the Assistant United State’s Attorneys, Federal Public Defenders, District Public Defenders, and the Assistant Attorneys General, Morgan honed his skill and passion for defending the rights of the accused.
As a Tacoma criminal defense attorney, he has handled cases in Pierce, King, and Snohomish counties and conducted numerous jury trials, both as a Rule 9 public defender and through private practice. Attorney Benfield has been involved with virtually every facet of the state’s criminal justice system from negotiated plea agreements and deferred prosecutions, to filing motions to dismiss, pursuing cases through trial, and securing favorable verdicts.
He is well respected by his peers for his talents in and out of the court room and has been honored with the CALI award for both his oral and written advocacy.
Morgan knows that being charged with a crime is one of the most difficult things a person will face, but it doesn’t have to destroy your life. Regardless of the offense, whether it’s a DUI or a major felony, attorney Benfield understands what’s at stake for each person he defends. He fights hard to secure the best possible result, so you can move on and put this criminal charge where it belongs—behind you.