Welcome To Kassius Benson Law, P.A.

Minnesota & Washington, D.C. Criminal Defense Lawyers

The law firm of Kassius Benson Law, P.A. is committed to excellence in the trial and appellate defense of individuals and businesses charged with crimes in Federal and state courts. We stand ready and able to defend and assert the rights of clients facing criminal charges.

Kassius O. Benson founded our firm in 2002 with the intention of providing experienced, excellent, and effective criminal defense to clients facing criminal charges in the Federal and state courts of Minnesota and Washington, D.C.  The focus of the Firm has always been to provide client-centered representation to meet the various needs of our clients and achieve the best results in each client’s case.

Since the Firm’s creation in 2002, the lawyers at Kassius Benson Law, P.A. have met and exceeded their goals and the goals of their clients. The lawyers have successfully, zealously, and creatively represented thousands of clients who have been charged with all types of felony and misdemeanor criminal charges, asset forfeiture matters, and other criminal related matters in Minnesota, Washington, D.C. and throughout the country.

Heroes Don’t Accept The World The Way It Is… They Fight It!

At Kassius Benson Law, P.A., the legal team operates under the belief that “Heroes don’t accept the world the way it is . . . They fight it!” Each lawyer, legal assistant, paralegal, and employee of the Firm is expected to conduct themselves in accordance with this belief. Attorney Kassius Benson and his staff will relentlessly fight for the best result for their clients facing criminal charges. Whether that challenge involves a jury trial, legal argument, investigation, or negotiation, the team at Kassius Benson Law, P.A. will take every step to defend their clients facing serious criminal consequences.

In doing so, our lawyers not only maintain the highest standard of criminal defense through all phases of the criminal process, but also strive to raise the level of practice and representation throughout the criminal defense bar for the ultimate benefit of all individuals facing criminal charges.

Experienced & Highly Trained Criminal Defense Attorneys

Kassius O. Benson is an experienced and highly trained criminal defense attorney. Mr. Benson is an accomplished trial lawyer having tried over 150 jury trials.  Mr. Benson is licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts of Minnesota and Washington, D.C.; multiple federal district courts throughout the country; the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Benson also teaches trial skills to both lawyers and law students at trial schools in Minnesota, Georgia and Alabama as well as the University of Minnesota Law School.  Led by Mr. Benson, the legal team at Kassius Benson Law, P.A. has over 30 years of combined legal experience as criminal defense lawyers.

To learn more about the cases we handle, feel free to call Kassius Benson Law, P.A. at (612) 333-2755 (Minnesota) or (202) 744-2544 (Washington, D.C.) or fill out the “Contact Us” form. We are available 24 hours a day to discuss your case.

What Our Clients Are Saying...

  • “More than anything else, Kassius Benson is a fighter. He was tenacious and kept pounding at the prosecutor’s case. His refusal to quit fighting for me led to the jury finding me Not Guilty."

    Phillip J.

  • "The defense attorney Mr. Benson definitely believed in his client and made us see the reasons to doubt the State's case against Mr. Jones."

    Juror after Not Guilty Verdict

  • “Mr. Benson saved my life. I was charged with a felony I didn't commit so we went to trial and he won.”

    Jeffrey P.

  • “Kassius represented my daughter. He got her into treatment and a diversion program ensuring that she would not have a felony and could stay in college."

    Pamela W.

  • “Kassius came highly recommended and my family and I couldn’t have been more blessed!!! Thank you Kassius, best attorney ever!”

    Christa L.

  • “I am so grateful for the job that you and your team did on my behalf. You came through for me when other lawyers hadn't. I appreciate the hard work and dedication you all put into my case."

    Doug Y.

  • "Kassius' mastery of the law and ability to communicate with jurors saved my career. He got an acquittal. I was going to lose my family, my freedom, and everything I had worked for. Thanks!"

    Jonathan D.

  • “Having served my entire career in law enforcement, and facing a felony charge, I was concerned for my career and reputation. Kassius brokered an acceptable resolution that did not cost me my career."

    Damon T.

  • “The attorneys at Kassius Benson Law worked tirelessly, and did whatever was necessary to ensure the best result for my case. They came highly recommended to me and did not disappoint.”

    Theresa M.

  • "Kassius - You're the best and I recommend you to anyone who ever needs your help! I appreciate all that you do and stand for, aka Lincoln Lawyer."

    Matthew C.

  • "When my daughter was wrongfully implicated in a robbery charge, I followed a friend's referral and hired Kassius' firm. They got the case dismissed before trial. Thanks, Kassius!"

    Cassandra T.

  • "Thank you Kassius!!! I don't think I can say it enough!!! Thank you!!!" (Client after dismissal of felony drug charge).

    Jamie T.

  • "Kassius had the jury nodding in agreement during his closing argument. They found me Not Guilty in only 30 minutes!"

    Matt C.

  • "Facing a minimum 10 years in federal prison, I hoped to simply avoid such a lengthy prison sentence. Kassius obtained a PROBATION sentence through a proactive sentencing strategy. He is the best."

    Chris S.

  • "Kassius, I want to thank you for all that you did for me. You inspired me to change my life! You always treated me with kindness and respect. Again i cannot thank you enough!"

    Mike Z.

  • "I was looking at 20 or more years in prison. Thanks to Kassius' determination and creativity, I am going home in less than 3 years. Kassius and his Firm were tenacious. I owe them my life."


  • "Kassius did it again! He got my charges of Assault dismissed and saved me a conviction and a lot of time in jail."

    Matt C.

  • "Kassius allowed me to have a future. I was innocent but accused of rape. Kassius got the charge dismissed. I can finish college and not worry about going to prison for something I did not do."

    James M.

  • Kassius was great. It was amazing that he obtained a diversion disposition on my criminal drug case when the previous lawyer I had said their was no chance of that. I am glad I hired Kassius' firm.

    Sebastine C.

  • I really appreciate Kassius. The work he did on my son's case was first rate! Thanks to Kassius, my son does not have a criminal record, and he now has a future. Thank you Kassius and your Firm.


  • Kassius, I appreciate all the effort from you in making sure you proved my innocence. I'm happy to have my case behind me. Thank you very much.

    Keith W.

  • Thank you Kassius for giving my son a second chance at a successful future. You are a very talented man. Right now I have tears in my eyes because I am so happy and relieved.

    Q.W. - Mother of Client

  • Kassius helped me immensely when I found myself facing my 2nd felony DWI and a prison sentence. He convinced the Court to give me probation instead and allow me to be the person I should.

    Sam A.

  • Kassius Benson is an unprecedented trial lawyer. Despite DNA and fingerprint evidence being against me, Kassius convinced the jury that I did not unlawfully possess the firearm found in my car.

    Joe H.