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 represents personal injury victims from car accidents, falls and the negligence of others. He is also an advocate for drunk driving victims and people living with brain, spine and other injuries. “When I was in my early 20s, I was seriously injured when a drunk driver crashed into me as a pedestrian. I sustained a brain injury, along with both of my legs being badly broken. After hospitalization, multiple surgeries and rehabilitation, I was blessed with a 100% full recovery. I then went to law school and was driven to become an attorney who represents accident and personal injury victims. My personal injury experience before becoming an attorney has provided me with a powerful perspective in truly understanding what my clients and their families are going through and how to best win their cases.”
Steven graduated with High Honors from The College of New Jersey and earned his Juris Doctorate in Law from the University of Bridgeport School of Law in 1993. He has been licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Federal Court for over twenty (20) years.
Steven’s Court and trial successes have been published in New Jersey’s leading Jury Verdict Reporter.
Approximately twenty (20) times per year, Steven serves as an international keynote and motivational speaker at Medical & Legal Conferences and schools. He has authored multiple periodicals and taught at conferences on topics including: Understanding New Jersey Accident Law, Understanding Drunk Diving Laws” and “Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury and other Serious Injuries.” Steven also authored his book, Spring Break: A True Story of Hope and Determination, about his personal experience as an accident victim and providing tools to injured victims, their families and medical providers in helping them deal with the challenges which follow being seriously injured. 100% of the proceeds for Steven’s book sales and speaking honorariums are donated to charities.
Steven Benvenisti is the current President of the Board of Trustees of “The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey.” In this capacity, he works with professionals, dedicated staff, a board, volunteers and community partners in providing service to over 10,000 New Jersey residents each year.
Steven currently serves on the New Jersey Advisory Board of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and previously served on MADD’s National Board of Directors.
Steven is also on the Board of Directors of Helen Hayes Hospital and on the Kessler Foundation Consumer Advisory Board.
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