Benjamin Hamlet

Benjamin H. Hamlet devotes his practice exclusively to criminal defense in the state of Virginia, with a strong emphasis on the trial phase of legal advocacy. Benjamin H. Hamlet has extensive trial experience.  He has handled over 8,000 criminal cases.  During his career as a private criminal defense lawyer, he has successfully represented clients in a wide range of state and federal criminal cases in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk as well as other jurisdictions in Virginia.  His extensive trial experience, coupled with a personal commitment to his clients, combine to offer his clients competent representation in a supportive, hands-on environment.   Ben looks forward to every new case as a fresh challenge to succeed for his clients.


University of Richmond – T.C. Williams School of Law – J.D. – 2002

Old Dominion University – B.A. – History – 1999

Virginia State Bar – Admitted 2002

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Virginia Beach Bar Association