Firm Overview

Founded by Arik Benari in 2001, The Benari Law Group is a diverse team of criminal defense attorneys who share more than 50 years of experience, drawing from a range of professional backgrounds and prior legal work.
Mr. Benari has a reputation for hiring the smartest and most talented attorneys in the industry to make sure that you get the best possible defense. With the perfect mix of former prosecutors and seasoned defense lawyers, we cover all the bases so that you know you have a top-rated team standing with you and fighting to win your case.

Main Office

200 West Front Street
Media, PA 19063


(610) 566-1006


(610) 566-1002


Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, generally no longer than thirty minutes.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

We offer flat fees and hourly rates for all three of our practice areas.

Hourly Rates

Rates vary between $150 to $295 an hour depending on the type of case and level of experience of the attorney handling that case.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken

Spanish, Hebrew, and Portuguese.

Other Offices

West Chester Office
142 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382

Criminal Defense


Traffic Tickets

Sex Crimes

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We started out as business lawyers, and with the success we had on the behalf of business owners, more and more often we were being asked to represent those owners and their employees in both family and criminal matters which is how those two areas of the practice were born.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Over the course of 100 years, the American legal system has developed itself into a very complicated and amorphous thing. It is very difficult to understand to those who have not been properly educated in the legal system. While we applaud the effort of those who try to take their destiny in their own hands in regards to the legal system, we worry about the risk they take by doing so. While we appreciate the economic times we are in, please know that our office will always work with someone to try and fit their legal needs into their budget.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Mr. Benari is always willing to do so and that will generally be complete reviews at either his normal hourly rate or on a flat fee basis, depending on the length of the document.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

At this time, our firm's policy is not to do so.

Arik Benari

Benari Law Group

Arik Benari

Benari Law Group

Arik started his career as in-house counsel for a local technology company where he focused on private equity funding programs, as well as all the day-to-day legal needs of a growing technology company. In late 2001, Arik launched a private practice in Media, Pennsylvania and has been practicing throughout the Philadelphia region ever since.

I have a degree in public argument. Also I was very argumentative as a child and everyone who knew me thought I would become successful as a lawyer. I was always very opinionated and willing to argue my case.

Our strengths are clearly our ability to make sure our clients understand exactly what is going on at every point in their case and to make sure that they are part of the decision making and negotiation processes at all times.

Personal interests:

Mr. Benari spends much of his free time with his son, but when outside the office can often be found training both law enforcement and rape victims in self-defense and other areas of martial arts. Mr. Benari is also an aspiring author and has a few transcripts in the works.


Bar Number: 87133
Pennsylvania, 2001


Temple University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2000

University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1996

Arik Benari

Benari Law Group

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