Summary of Experience
Curt A. Benson is an attorney in our Grand Rapids office where he focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, securities law, insurance law and criminal defense.
In his over 30 years as a litigator, Mr. Benson has tried dozens of jury trials in both civil and criminal courts throughout Michigan. He has argued cases before the Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, circuit, probate, and district courts, federal district and bankruptcy courts, Worker’s Compensation Bureau, American Arbitration Association, Driver’s License Appeal Division, as well as FINRA securities arbitrations and mediations in New York and case evaluations in New Jersey.
Mr. Benson has taught Evidence, Civil Procedure, Contracts and Insurance Law at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. He has frequently and successfully coached Mock Trial and Moot Court Teams as they competed against law schools throughout the country.
Mr. Benson hosts a very popular syndicated radio program, The Lawyers, which airs on Sunday evenings on Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM. On the program, Mr. Benson interviews professors, judges, lawyers and lawmakers on legal issues in the news. He is a frequent speaker to local bar associations and social organizations explaining recent developments in the law and discussing topics ranging from legal history to preventing violence in schools.