Cole A. Benbow
Cole focuses his practice on environmental, real estate, and commercial disputes in both state and federal courts. Cole’s litigation experience includes working with expert and percipient witnesses, drafting complaints and counterclaims, dispositive motions and written discovery, negotiating and resolving discovery disputes, supporting large-scale e-Discovery document reviews and productions, taking and defending depositions, and trial experience.
Cole is also committed to providing pro bono legal services, including representation in domestic violence and asylum proceedings.
Areas of Focus
CALI Award for the Highest Grade in the Class: Evidence, Bankruptcy, ERISA (Employee Benefits)
USF Law Review, Forum Editor, (Volume 50), Junior Staff (Volume 49)
Admissions and Courts
Marin County Bar Association
California Lawyers Association, Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award (2019–2022)
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Mary B. Barglind and the Honorable Richard Celello, 41st Circuit Court Michigan (2014)
"Parallel Proceedings in the Aftermath of Industrial Accidents," co-author, Chemical Engineering (August 2020)
"INSIGHT: Fluoridation Case Challenges EPA Chemical Evaluation," co-author, Bloomberg Law (August 2020)
"Recent Trends in EPA-Manufacturing Enforcement Actions," co-author, Industry Today (June 2020)