FORA.tv Speaker - Benjamin Crump

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Biography

Benjamin L. Crump is a principal with the Tallahassee firm of Parks & Crump, LLC. He received his Bachelor’s degree in 1992 in Criminal Justice from Florida State University, where he served as two-term Black Student Union President, President of the Order of Omega and the inaugural President of the Burning Spear. He then earned his Juris Doctorate from the FSU College of Law in 1995.

Currently, Attorney Crump is recognized internationally as the lead counsel for the family of Trayvon Martin, the 17 year old unarmed teen that was murdered in Sanford, Florida.

Attorney Crump was distinguished amongst Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, 2012 recipient of the American Association of Justice Johnny Cochran Soaring Eagle Award, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Advocate Award and in 2012 was recognized by The Root 100 and Ebony’s Power 100 as one of the Nation’s top leader.

Mr. Crump is a Life Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., the Sigma Pi Phi Boule, Board Member at Large for the National Bar Association and to the Florida Bar Foundation Board.

Over the years Mr. Crump has dedicated his areas of practice to serious personal injury, wrongful death, mass torts and civil rights.

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Star Jones Talks Justice with Trayvon Martin's Mother

03.05.13 | 01:05:21 min | 0 comments