About Our Firm

At The Law Offices of Benjamin Okin you can rest assured that you will be receiving the best legal advice you can get in Humboldt County. Our firm has close to two decades of practice in criminal law. Our practice is solely devoted to defending persons accused of committing crimes.


Attorney Benjamin Okin is a former state prosecutor who understands well how to fully construct and deconstruct a criminal case. His reputation as zealous advocate for his clients has local lawyers and attorneys abroad seeking his counsel on navigating criminal defense matters in Humboldt, Trinity and Del Norte Counties . Mr. Okin's entire legal career has been devoted to the practice of criminal law. Mr. Okin is keenly adept at putting you in the best possible position to receive a favorable offer from the prosecutor or to take your matter to jury trial. Mr. Okin operates with his client's best interests at hand and if a case cannot be settled outside of court, Mr. Okin will go to trial for you. Learn more about Attorney Benjamin Okin.

If you are looking for an honest, reputable, hard working, and innovative defense attorney to protect your rights, contact The Law Offices of Benjamin Okin. We offer free case evaluations to all potential clients and will work tirelessly to maintain your dignity and rights.


Mr. Okin Represents Those on the Inside of the Criminal Justice System

People who work day in and day out in the legal community and within the criminal justice system turn to Mr. Okin for help when they find themselves, a friend, or a loved one on the wrong side of an arrest. In their time of need, Mr. Okin has successfully defended:

  • Judge's immediate family members and Judge's close personal friends
  • Local Lawyers' family members and their staff members
  • Federal Prosecutor's immediate family members
  • Pelican Bay State Prison Correctional Officers
  • Law Enforcement Officers/Police Officers and their Family Members
  • Probation Officers and their family members
  • State Parole Officers' family members
  • Court Staff's family members

These people are in the local legal system. They know that their best chance for a positive outcome is to place their case in the hands of Benjamin Okin. They choose from an insider's perspective; there is no greater endorsement.

Mr. Okin is a Former Prosecutor

As a former prosecutor, Mr. Okin understands well how to both construct and deconstruct a criminal case. He understands what to say, when to say it, and when not to say anything. His reputation with the both the community and District Attorney's Office is, across the board, one of zealous advocate, who cares about his clients, and who has risen to a place of leadership amongst his peers.

Lawyers locally and abroad seek counsel from Mr. Okin on how to navigate the waters of both negotiating with, and litigating against the current District Attorney's Office. Be thankful Mr. Okin is on your side.

Mr. Okin's Practice is Dedicated to Criminal Defense Only

The practice of criminal law is complex and with law that can change rapidly. By hiring a person who only practices one specific area of law, you are better assured of having a lawyer who maintains a firm grasp on the complex demands the proper practice law. "A jack of all trades is the master of none." Mr. Okin's entire legal career from law school, to the District Attorney's Office, to Private Practice has been focused on the practice of criminal law. Mr. Okin's firm is dedicated exclusively to defending those accused of committing criminal offenses.

Mr. Okin Will Take on Anyone Necessary to Defend You

Aside from Local and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, Mr. Okin has taken on Banks, Health Care System Providers, National Media Corporations, Alcohol and Beverage Control, Major Realtors and more in the successful defense of his clients.

Mr. Okin Will Go to Trial for You

Mr. Okin attended GGU law school because, at that time, GGU had one of the best trial litigation programs in the state of California and beyond. As a District Attorney, Mr. Okin successfully tried one case after another. You can look at the case results to see some of his trial results as a defense attorney. Although the truth is that most cases do not go to trial because a plea bargain may be in the client's best interest, what incentive does a prosecutor have to settle a case if they know you are not willing to go to trial? Prosecutors know that Mr. Okin will go to trial for you.

Why Clients Trust Attorney Benjamin Okin

  • Exclusively Defending
    Criminal Cases
  • Experienced Trial Lawyer
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Stellar Reputation In the
    Legal Community
Working Towards a Brighter Future

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The client experience

Read What Past Clients Have to Say
  • “I don’t really know how we were so very lucky to find this man but he is a true professional and we could not be happier with the outcome.”

    - Former Client
  • “Took a lot of stress of my shoulders and made the sentence better than what i thought it would be.”

    - Nick A.
  • “I was in trouble... he handled the case professionally and is a very kind, personable, and intelligent person to have in your corner!”

    - Weston T.

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