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Personal Injury Attorney Steven Benvenisti Esq.

Steven Benvenisti, Esq. is a Partner at the Law Firm of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. He is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. As an attorney he is an advocate for those injured by intoxicated drivers. He also is an advocate for those suffering catastrophic injuries including brain and spinal cord injuries.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Steven fully recovered as a victim of a catastrophic accident, which provides him with a very powerful perspective in representing each and every one of his personal injury clients.

His law practice is devoted exclusively to personal injury, including representing victims with traumatic brain injury, spine injuries and victims of DWI.

Steven graduated Magna Cum Laude from The College of New Jersey and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Bridgeport School of Law in 1993. He has been licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Federal Court for twenty (20) years.

Steven’s Court and trial successes have been published in New Jersey’s leading Jury Verdict reporter.

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Approximately twenty (20) times per year, Steven serves as a keynote and motivational speaker throughout the country at: State and National Rehabilitation Associations, State Brain Injury Associations, medical centers, New Jersey Judicial College, Legal conventions, and to universities and schools. Topics include: The Most Significant Case of My Entire Career, Ending Drunk Driving, Understanding NJ Law, Understanding NJ Automobile Insurance and programs dealing with individual and family emotional and coping issues associated with being accident victims.

100% of the honorariums offered from the programs he presents go directly to charity.


  • University of Bridgeport School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1993, Juris Doctorate
  • The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, 1990
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude (with High Honors)

Published Works:

  • Multiple published works on Understanding New Jersey Auto Insurance
  • Spring Break: A True Story of Hope and Determination 

Honors and Awards:

  • Citizen of the Year Award
  • Business Man of the Year Award
  • Lawyer Achievement Award
  • Brain Injury Association Leadership Award
  • NJ Citizen Police Academy Award
  • Community Education Award
  • The Policing Bureau Award
  • END DWI Law Enforcement Recognition Award
  • NJ Traffic Officers Paul St. Mauro Award
  • Brain Injury Association of NJ Annual Mimi Goldman Award
  • Volunteer Excellence Award
  • EMS Excellence Award
  • Hackensack Medical Center’s Trauma Prevention & Education Award
  • Humanitarian Award, The College of New Jersey, 2007
  • ASIS Security Leadership Award, 2007
  • N.Jersey Police Crime Prevention Appreciation Award, 2007
  • N. Jersey Police Crime Prevention Appreciation Award, 2007
  • Brain Injury Association Silvio O. Conte Award for Public Awareness and Education, 2007
  • NJ State & General Assembly Commendation, 2007
  • Volunteer Center of Bergen County Award, 2007
  • Volunteer Excellence Award, Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, 2006
  • Business Man of the Year, Teaneck, New Jersey, 2006
  • Executive Proclamation by Governor Jon S. Corzine, 2006
  • United States Senate Proclamation by Senator Robert Menendez, 2006
  • Congratulatory Citation by United States Senator Frank Lautenberg, 2006
  • U.S. House of Representatives Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, 2006
  • State of New Jersey Joint Senate-General Assembly Legislative Resolution, 2006
  • Mimi Goldman Award for Positive Achievement, Brain Injury Assoc. of New Jersey, 2005
  • Policing Bureau Award, Teaneck New Jersey, 2005
  • Recognition Award, END D.W.I., 2005
  • EMS Excellence Award, Hackensack Medical Center, 2004
  • Commitment to Trauma Prevention Award, Hackensack Medical Center, 2004
  • Paul St. Mauro Award, Police Traffic Association, 2004
  • Community Police Borough Award, Teaneck, New Jersey, 2004
  • Who’s Who Among Attorneys in the United States, Strathmore’s H.M., 2004
  • Community Police Award, Police Association, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving, National Board of Directors, 2012 – Present
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving- New Jersey, Advisory Council,  2007 – Present
  • Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, Board of Trustees, 2003 – Present
  • New Jersey, Rehabilitation Specialists Advisory Board, Board of Trustees, 2000 – 2006
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Member, 1994 – Present
  • American Association for Justice, National Member, 1994 – Present

Past Employment Positions:

  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Clerk to Superior Court Judge, 1993 – 1994


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  • Partner Steven Benvenisti Shares His Story of Survival on NBC New York
  • Attorney Steven Benvenisti shares his amazing story of survival on NBC New York!Read More...
  • Police in New Jersey, New York Focus on Distracted Drivers
  • Police in New Jersey and New York are cracking down on distracted drivers – making a greater effort to identify and ticket drivers who ignore laws against the use of handheld phones behind the wheel. An estimated that 3,328 people...Read More...
  • Partner Steven Benvenisti Spreads His Drunk Driving Awareness Message on CBS 2
  • CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider interviewed partner Steven Benvenisti, Esq. to help spread his important message for Spring Break students and parents. Twenty-five years ago, Benvenisti was struck by a drunk driver as a pedestrian while on Spring Break in Daytona...Read More...
  • Majority of Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents Caused by First-Time Offenders
  • We hear a lot from lawmakers that repeat drunk drivers are some of the most dangerous on the roads. This argument is used as fodder for increased DUI penalties. But Mothers Against Drunk Driving recently announced in a press release...Read More...
  • Teens Warned Of The Dangers of Drinking And Driving
  • Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., partner Steven Benvenisti will present his program, “The Most Significant Case of My Entire Career,” to teenagers at schools throughout northern New Jersey this month.The program is aimed at telling young drivers about the very...Read More...
  • Attorney Cautions Against Drinking and Driving during Holiday Season
  • Personal injury attorney and survivor of a crash caused by a drunk driver Steven Benvenisti reminds New Jersey residents of the consequences of drinking and driving as New Year’s Eve approaches. Teaneck, N.J. (Vocus/PRWEB) December 29, 2012 – New Jersey...Read More...

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