Benson Varghese

Benson Varghese

Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney | State Federal Criminal and DWI Defense
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime ...
  • Texas
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Benson Varghese is the Managing Partner at Varghese Summersett, one of the largest criminal defense firm in Tarrant County. He is also a Board Certified in Criminal Law, a distinction held by less than 1 percent of attorneys in Texas. Visit for more about Benson and Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorneys at Varghese Summersett PLLC.Benson is also the founder of their family law practice: https://www.familytexas.comBenson is an experienced litigator who has tried over 100 state and federal cases to Texas juries. He is often called upon to handle complex cases and has become a go-to attorney for intoxication-related offenses in Texas.Benson has amassed numerous awards and accolades. In 2021, he was elected to serve as the President of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Two years before that, he was named the 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Tarrant County Young Lawyer's Association. He has been named a Top Lawyer by Fort Worth Magazine, a Top Attorney by 360 West Magazine, and a Top 100 Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association, among others. Benson received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University, before obtaining his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. While in law school, Benson Varghese served as an editor for two law journals. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, an associate member of Eldon B. Mahon Inns of Court, a past Board Member of Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, a lifetime member of Christian Trial Lawyers Association, a member of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a member of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and a former member of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association. He volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and the Tarrant Area Food Bank. He is also involved in the philanthropic organization, “Worth.”

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    White Collar Crime
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Christian Trial Lawyers Association
Lifetime Member
College of the State Bar of Texas
Criminal Justice Section, State Bar of Texas
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Bar Association
Past President and Longtime Member
2014 - Current
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
2014 - Current
Tarrant County Bar Association
2009 - Current
Texas District and County Attorneys Association
2009 - 2014
Eldon B. Mahon Inns of Court
Associate Member
2011 - 2013
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Federal Circuit
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Malayalam: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder and Managing Partner
Varghese Summersett PLLC
2014 - Current
Assistant District Attorney
Tarrant County District Attorney's Office
2010 - 2014
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. (2009)
Southern Methodist University
B.B.A. (2004)
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton Street
Detroit, MI 48226
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