bann Criminal Lawyer | Louisville | Jefferson County Criminal Cases

Established Louisville Criminal Defense Attorney

As a Former Judge And Prosecutor
I Know The Law From Every Angle

Being arrested and charged with a crime is usually a frightening experience filled with uncertainty. I am here to help you through it. I am Benham Sims, a practicing criminal defense lawyer in Louisville, Kentucky, who has served as a judge, Special Justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court, trial prosecutor, defense attorney, author, special prosecutor and special public defender. Because of my experience, I have been asked to serve as a seminar instructor at a variety of conferences and training programs for police officers, prosecutors and other attorneys. My life and work experience in our local courts give me a unique perspective.

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Contact Us

If you have been charged with a crime or your family member was arrested, contact my law office at (502) 589-6190 or text (502) 648-1759 after hours. I will personally meet with you and evaluate your case in a free initial consultation.

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Criminal Defense

I am deeply familiar with the Jefferson County criminal justice system, as well as surrounding counties’ court systems. My experience as a defense attorney, judge and trial prosecutor means that I understand criminal cases from all sides. I will protect your rights.

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DUI, Drugs, Theft

If you or someone you care about is facing criminal charges, your top priority should be to hire an experienced and capable criminal defense attorney. The lawyer who represents you should be deeply familiar with the law and the defenses available for your specific charge.

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Personal Injury

I have practiced law for more than 20 years, and I can help you through this difficult time. You may be entitled to a range of damages for your personal injury, including compensation for lost wages, medical bills, property damage, pain and diminished future income.

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Principle Office in Louisville, KY

Benham Sims
600 West Main Street, Suite 300
The 600 Building
Louisville, KY 40202


Phone: (502) 589-6190