Benjamin Gergen

Criminal Defense Attorney

Benjamin is a third-generation attorney, born and raised in Austin, Texas. You could say he grew up rooting for the underdog. Despite growing up surrounded by Longhorns, by the age of 10 Benjamin had become a diehard Texas Tech Red Raider fan.

Benjamin’s dreams came true, and he attended Texas Tech University and received a bachelor’s degree in Finance, but he quickly realized his talents were better used in the courtroom by following his bloodlines and becoming an attorney. Benjamin came back to Austin and enrolled in the University of Texas School of Law. While at UT, he interned in the Juvenile Justice Clinic, helping indigent juvenile defendants navigate their way through the juvenile courts. While there, Benjamin quickly realized that this work was his passion and perfectly suited to his personality and skill sets.

University of Texas School of Law

DWI, DUI, Sexual Assault, Substance Abuse

A good criminal defense attorney is patient, empathetic, understanding – and firm. A good criminal defense attorney uses personal experiences to craft solutions to complex problems that can change instantly. Benjamin has this skill set, and it gives him and his clients the advantage in court. After overcoming his own struggles with addiction at a young age and watching close friends and family members personally deal with substance abuse, he realized that for some a crime is the result of one bad decision, and for many others, a crime is the ultimate result of addiction, mental illness, or both.

Benjamin counts himself lucky to live and practice in a progressive area of Texas, and he is able to help give clients desirable results by working closely with prosecutors and judges. His track record gives the state confidence that when his clients address the root of the problem that led to the crime (i.e., substance abuse causing someone to burglarize a house to support a drug habit) with treatment or psychiatric care, the act won’t be repeated in the future.

When you hire Benjamin Gergen, it is the State of Texas v. Us. He takes pride in being the underdog going up against all of the resources of the State of Texas. And he takes even greater pride in adding you to his team, and views each client as a potential lifelong friend and teammate. Benjamin’s number one strategy to beating your case is to humanize you to the state. At GHC Law Firm, you are not a case number – you are a human being. It can be easy for the state to send a case number to prison, but it is much more difficult to send a hard-working single mother of three. When you hire Benjamin, he will address how you got to our office, what your goals for the future are, and immediately devise a plan that will give you confidence that your case will ultimately have an outcome that is satisfying.

Defending criminal cases in Travis and surrounding counties, Benjamin has saved countless clients facing years to life in prison and given them a second chance. These clients never dreamed that they would be able to avoid prison, but he helped them achieve that. It’s important to remember, however, that probation is just one foot in, and one foot out. Benjamin firmly believes that if you can follow the treatment plan he gives, then you will continue to remain free in this community.

By only taking cases in Austin, Benjamin sees the same prosecutors and judges regularly and has built unique relationships over the years that benefit his clients and his efforts. He has seen the same fact patterns over and over, and generally knows from the first phone consultation how a case will play out. This helps you avoid the unexpected and unknown, which is often the scariest part of the criminal justice process for a defendant.

It is Benjamin’s hope that when you walk through the door at GHC Law Firm, you immediately gain confidence in him, his team, and his firm. So, when you walk out, you walk out with knowledge that you are in the best possible hands.

Client Reviews

I hired Mr. Gergen to handle two felony cases for me. Not only did he get me out of jail but he also got me into treatment as an option and I am now in recovery. Thank you! If you are willing to work for it, this is your guy!

AnonymousSaved Me!

I had an issue where I had hired a lawyer prior to Benjamin, I had set bail with another lawyer who was too lazy to go to another municipal judge to sign off on it I was on a monitor, I then fired him and Benjamin came in. I am back with my family from the ankle monitor. Still fighting this case but hiring Benjamin was worth it, he’s straight up and forward. You don’t expect that from many lawyers. He’s great if your in Austin and get caught up on some bogus charges. Thanks Benjamin I will forever use you if I get into any other problems in life.

Joshua PantojaBest Lawyer in Austin

Ben has done a great job on my case so far and I highly recommend him to any body that has a drug case in Travis County. His rates are more reasonable than anyone else I talked to and is getting better results than any other lawyer told me they could do for me. I hold him up very high and have given his card to a bunch of my friends.

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