Dedicated To Achieving Justice
Ashley Stone Benedik is a criminal-defense attorney who pursues justice for residents and visitors to the Panama City, Florida, area.
As a former prosecutor and native of Panama City, attorney Benedik knows how to scrutinize every element of a criminal case. She knows when a prosecutor has become overzealous and brings charges that do not fit the crime. She knows when constitutional rights have been violated. As a prosecutor, attorney Benedik has taken more than 100 cases to trial, including murders. She is at home in the courtroom and will take a case to trial, if necessary.
For her entire career, attorney Benedik has worked with law enforcement personnel, prosecutors and judges in the Panama City area. She knows the legal territory and knows how to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.
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Motivated To Be An Attorney
Ashley Stone Benedik‘s family has lived in the Panama City area for five generations. At age 12, she decided she wanted to become a lawyer. Motivated by her career goal, she graduated from Florida State University at age 20 and earned her law degree at Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
After law school, attorney Benedik worked for 12 years as a prosecutor. In 2005 she went into private practice, serving residents and visitors in the Panama City area.
If you are from out of town or out of state, we know you do not want to come back to the Panama City area for legal proceedings. Depending on the details of your case, you might never have to set foot in a courthouse. We will manage the legal details and communicate with you through email, phone, text or video technology.
Areas Of Practice
Attorney Benedik has obtained successful results for clients in a wide range of misdemeanors and felonies, including:
- Traffic citations
- Drug crimes
- Domestic violence injunctions
- Juvenile delinquent defense