Benson Lee, Esq.
Supreme Court of Nevada (1991); U.S. District Court;
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (2002) and U.S. Supreme Court (2003).
University of California, Berkeley, B.A.(Social
Psychology, 1968, Minor, Accounting); J.D., Boalt Hall
School of Law (Joint JD & MBA program); U.S. Army Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA.
State Bar of Nevada; Association of Trial Lawyers of Nevada; and
American Immigration Lawyers Association.
General Counsel, Nevada Industrial Commission (1977-80),
claims/audit, rating plans & underwriting, OSHA/MSHA, investments; V.P., L& H Services,
TPA; President, Lee & Staub, TPA; V.P., Claims, Beaver Pacific Corp., Beaver Insurance Co & BPC Risk Management; Operations Manager (NV) for national
companies and Clark County, NV. casinos; Lucky Stores, Kmart, Greyhound & Delta Lines, Regional Sales Mgr.
(NV, CO, AZ), Gates, McDonald & Co., subsidiary of Nationwide Insurance Co.;
Managed property-casualty, workers' compensation and unemployment claims in Nevada, risk
and safety services; Commissioner, Equal Rights Commission of Nevada (1995-1999); Chairman, Asian American
Commission, Clark County, NV; Faculty, National Business Institute. Advisory Committee Member: Citizens Review Board,
Supreme Court Taskforce on Social Economic and Racial Equality Community Organizations: Past President, Chinese American Citizens Alliance; Director, Asian American Group.
Areas of Practice
Since 1991, hundreds of cases including,
criminal (felonies) and Heath Care Fraud defense (state & federal), Fraud defense, excessive force police litigation; jury trials and argued before the Nevada Supreme Court;
Post-conviction relief; Immigration: removal proceedings in NV, AZ and NJ, political
asylum, adjustment of
status, marriage & visa fraud defense; personal injury and workers' compensation; professional
licensing matters and administrative law; Family Law, Property law and general civil litigation. Associate
counsel for subrogation matters for Self-Insured Group of 400-500 employers.
English, Chinese (Cantonese and
San Francisco, California.
U.S. Army, Active Duty, (1970-71), 353rd Psychological Warfare Battalion,
U.S. Army Reserves, Presidio,
San Francisco, CA (1972-1976)