Benjamin Crump Biography and Attorney
Benjamin Crump is an American civil rights attorney best recognized for his leading important and catastrophic personal injury cases. He is also known as an attorney for the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, whose deaths led to unprecedented protests against police brutality in America as well as internationally in 2020. Crump and his team have handled cases in a wide variety of practice areas, including serious personal injury, environmental negligence, labor and employment cases, class actions.
Benjamin Crump Education
Crump attended attend South Plantation High school in Plantation, Florida. He then attended and graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 1992. Also, he received his Juris Doctor from Florida State University in 1995. He is a life member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
Benjamin Crump Age and Birthday
Benjamin will be 51 years old in 2020. He was born Benjamin Lloyd Crump on October 10, 1969, in Lumberton, North Carolina, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on 10th October.
Benjamin Crump Parents and Siblings
Benjamin is the son of (mother) Helen, a hotel maid and in a local Converse shoe factory while his biological father served in the United States Army. However, he is the oldest of nine siblings and step-siblings, Crump grew up in an extended family and was raised by his grandmother. His stepfather is a math teacher, whom Crump identifies as his father.
Benjamin Crump Wife and Children
Benjamin is happily married to his wife Genae Angelique Crump. The couple is proud parents of a young daughter, Brooklyn Zeta Crump.
Benjamin Crump Law Firm
In 2017, Benjamin started his own law firm, Ben Crump Law, PLLC which is situated in Calhoun Street, Tallahassee, Florida.
Benjamin Crump Net Worth
Benjamin Crump as an accomplished American civil rights attorney has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Benjamin Crump Book
Open Season: The Legalized Genocide of Colored People is a 2019 book written by Crump. The book depicts the destructive effects of racial profiling, mass incarceration, stand-your-ground laws, voter disenfranchisement, and disparate educational opportunities afforded to white and minority students.
Benjamin Crump George Floyd
In May 2020, Crump started representing the family of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed African-American executed by a Minneapolis Police Department officers after the official confined Floyd in a stranglehold by stooping on Floyd’s neck. Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed Floyd, was at first accused of third-degree murder and second-degree homicide; anyway, an extra second-degree murder accusation was included ten days after the fact, and the three officials additionally present at the scene were consequently accused of “helping and abetting second-degree murder and supporting and abetting second-degree murder.” In June 2020 Crump affirmed before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee about the George Floyd case and the biased treatment of African-Americans by the U.S. equity framework.
Benjamin Crump Phone Number and Email
For those who want to contact Benjamin either for consultation or in need of help call: (844) 970-1932. or for email and other services use the following website BenCrump.
Benjamin Crump Salary
Crump’s information regarding his salary is not yet available. It will be updated once confirmed.
Benjamin Crump Trayvon Martin
In 2012, Crump began representing the family of Trayvon Martin, who was killed by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012.
Benjamin Crump Cases
In 2002, Crump represented the family of Genie McMeans, Jr., an African-American driver who passed on in the wake of being shot by a white State Trooper. In 2007, Crump spoke to the group of Martin Lee Anderson, an African-American young person who kicked the bucket after a beating in 2006 by watches in a Florida youth detainment focus.
In 2012, Crump started speaking to the group of Trayvon Martin, who was murdered by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012. Crump additionally spoke to Ronald Weekley Jr., a 20-year-old African-American skateboarder beaten by police in Venice, California in 2012.
Crump additionally spoke to the group of Alesia Thomas, a 35-year-old African-American lady who passed on while in police authority in August 2012. Writer Chuck Philips reported that during the capture by female Officer Mary O’Callaghan, Thomas was “pummeled to the ground, bound behind her back, kicked in the crotch, hoard tied and stuffed into the secondary lounge of a watch vehicle, where she passed on.” Crump requested that the dashboard video of the episode be discharged, compromising legitimate activity and encouraging Attorney General Eric Holder to dispatch a government test. In October 2013, one of the capturing officials was accused of the lawful offense ambush of Thomas, arguing not blameworthy. Judge Shelly Torrealba approved a solicitation by the lead prosecutor’s office to just discharge the video to examiners and resistance lawyers. This was to forestall the corrupting of potential jury competitors O’Callaghan’s lawyer Robert Rico said.
On August 11, 2014, the group of Michael Brown reported that they would employ Crump to speak to their case, particularly as the demise had been broadly compared to the Trayvon Martin case. Additionally in 2014, Crump spoke to the group of Tamir Rice, an African-American youth who was slaughtered by police in Cleveland, Ohio while holding a toy weapon.