Frank Benvenuto

Frank Benvenuto

Sole Practitioner
Ocean City, Maryland
410-641-2999 (Office)
443-783-2451 (Emergency, Summer Emergencies 24/7)

Over 27 years experience serving clients on the Delmarva Peninsula in Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties.

Graduate of Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE.

1993 Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland. I consistently appear before judges in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland, District Court in Ocean City and District and Circuit Courts in Snow Hill, District and Circuit Courts in Wicomico County, and District and Circuit Courts in Somerset, Dorchester and Talbot Counties.

1995 Admitted to practice in The Federal United States District Court in Maryland and The United States Bankruptcy Court in Maryland.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Assault
  • Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1995


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland
    • B.S. - 1988
    • Major: Accounting
  • University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland
    • B.S. - 1977
    • Major: Finance

Representative Cases

  • State of Maryland vs. Christy Freeman
  • State of Maryland vs Oren Sabag


  • Former Adjunct Professor, Applied Business Learning, Corna Legal Environment 248, SU
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Law & Society Law and Social Work Practice, SU

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Worcester County - Internship Program - SDHS, January 11, 2008
  • Certificate of Appreciation (ABLE Program), April 30, 2007
  • Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, June 11, 2007
  • SU Certificate of Appreciation - Most Blessed Sacrament
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 - Criminal Defense, 2019
  • Very High Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys - 10 Best Lawyers, Maryland 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Worcester County Bar Association, Past President
  • Maryland State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Caldwell & Caldwell, P.A., Lawyer with Firm, Supervisor M.J. Caldwell, Jr., 1993 - 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service
  • Thomas More Society, Catholic Legal Society, Baltimore, MD

Ancillary Businesses

  • Owner/Operator of Ashore Realty


  • Phi Sigma Kappa
  • Phi Delta Phi