Elliott Bender is a native of Richmond, Virginia, and received his B.S. from Radford University in Political Science and Criminal Justice with a minor in Mathematics, and his J.D. from the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center at Touro College in New York. Additionally, he spent the summer of 1993 at the Moscow State University Law School, Moscow, Russia studying international law.
While in law school, he was an Associate Editor of the Touro International Law Review. His law experience includes a Judicial Internship with the Honorable Francis X. Altimari, Federal Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, a legal internship in the U.S. Department of Justice, United States Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, and a sole practitioner primarily practicing in the area of Criminal and Traffic Defense for over ten years.
He is admitted to the Virginia, New Jersey, and Washington D. C. Bars. Furthermore, he is a member of the Richmond Criminal Bar, Henrico County Bar Association, Chesterfield County Bar Association, Virginia Association of Criminal Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE.
Mr. Bender has successfully argued before The Virginia Supreme Court in Harris v. Commonwealth, The Virginia Court of Appeals in Poindexter v. Commonwealth and was co-counsel at trial and participated in the brief in the successful appeal in the matter of Fine v. Commonwealth.