Meet Marcel

Meet Marcel Benavides

Police Brutality Lawyer | Marcel Benavides Law Firm - MarcelAs a Former Prosecutor and In-House Counsel to the Chicago Police Dept., Marcel’s Unique Experience is Your Competitive Advantage

Founding attorney, Mr. Marcel Benavides, has extensive knowledge of the law as it pertains to criminal cases, and we can use this experience to help protect your rights and defend your freedom. With more than 15 years of experience, you can feel confident that your case is in good hands when you work with The Marcel Benavides Law Firm.


In his 15 years of experience, Attorney Marcel Benavides has:

  • Successfully represented hundreds of criminal felony and misdemeanor cases
  • Obtained one of Michigan's highest settlements for a police misconduct case
  • Conducted countless independent investigations that resulted in dropped charges
  • Vindicated clients accused of murder 
  • Received not guilty verdicts on criminal cases that seemed to be impossible to beat
  • Received several high seven-figure settlements in civil police misconduct cases
  • Never been afraid to aggressively defend the rights of all clients
  • Personally dealt with all cases that came into the office
  • Worked as in-house trial legal counselor for the Chicago Police Dept.

Attorney Benavides has spent a lot of time in his career working in positions that make him uniquely qualified to handle both criminal defense and police misconduct cases. Upon graduating law school, he was selected to work for Cook County State's Attorney Office as a prosecutor handling child sex abuse cases and homicides. This opportunity has only been granted to a select few.

Having defended the Chicago Police Department in federal court, and growing up in Southwest Detroit, Marcel Benavides is a first-hand witness to all of the negative impacts of false imprisonment and police misconduct. For this reason, after attending school at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and spending time as a prosecutor in Oakland County, Michigan handling misdemeanor and felony cases, Attorney Benavides has devoted himself to defending the wrongly accused. At our firm, we strongly believe that individuals who have been falsely accused of crimes deserve to have a clean record in order to preserve their opportunities for education, housing, and employment in the future.

You can be sure that your case is being handled by an experienced representative when you hire The Marcel Benavides Law Office. To learn more about your specific case and how Attorney Benavides can help you, do not hesitate to contact our firm right away!

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Have you been charged with a crime in the state of Michigan? Are you a victim of police misconduct? If so, you need to contact The Marcel Benavides Law Office and speak with a trusted representative from our team.

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