Former Tarrant County Prosecutor Selected as Top 100 Trial Lawyer

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The National Trial Lawyers Association named Fort Worth criminal defense attorney Benson Varghese a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.” - Varghese & Smith, PLLC.

The National Trial Lawyers Association named Fort Worth criminal defense attorney Benson Varghese a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.” Benson Varghese is the managing partner of the downtown Fort Worth law firm Varghese & Smith, PLLC. Benson Varghese has tried more than 100 criminal jury trials and handled over 5,000 criminal cases. This includes over 1,200 misdemeanor and felony driving while intoxicated cases. At 32, Benson is one of the youngest “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” in the nation. Benson Varghese handles state and federal criminal defense matters in Fort Worth and throughout Tarrant County, Texas. This includes a wide range of cases ranging from DWIs and expunctions to high-level felony offenses.

Admission to the National Trial Lawyers is by invitation only and is made up of civil litigators and criminal defense attorneys from across the country. To be named as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, an attorney must first be nominated by a member and then go through an evaluation process before being selected. A committee evaluates each nominee to ensure future members meet their standards for trial experience, peer recognition, leadership and community involvement.

Benson Varghese received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University before obtaining his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. While in law school, Benson Varghese participated in mock trial and moot court competitions, and served as an editor for two law journals. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, an associate member of Eldon B. Mahon Inns of Court, a past Board Member of Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, a lifetime member of Christian Trial Lawyers Association, a member of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and a former member of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association.

Benson Varghese practices law with Susan F. Smith, who left the oldest law firm in Fort Worth to co-found Varghese & Smith, PLLC. Susan F. Smith practices family and civil law. Her practice areas include business disputes and civil litigation, as well as family law matters including divorce, custody and child support cases. To learn more about these Fort Worth attorneys, you may reach them directly at:

Varghese & Smith, PLLC
420 Throckmorton, Suite 200
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

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