Celebrating Black History Month! Benjamin Crump
In honor of National Black History Month, The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller is proud to feature African Americans that have impacted the nation through jurisprudence.
Born October 10th 1969 in Lumberton, North Carolina, Benjamin Lloyd Crump graduated from Florida State University with his bachelors in criminal justice in 1992, followed shortly by his Juris Doctor in 1995.
Listed amongst the Most Influential People of 2021 by TIME100 and countless other awards and recognitions, Crump’s steadfast dedication to justice and service has earned him the title “Black America’s Attorney General”. Establishing himself as a renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney who advocates for social justice for those marginalized in American society. Representing families in high-profile cases like Trayvon Martin, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Henrietta Lacks and many others, Crump has been victorious in landmark reparations and historic verdicts. His tireless advocacy has led to legislation preventing excessive force and developing implicit bias training and policies.
“I believe in justice for all, and especially for those without a voice who need our help most of all.”
Among him being an attorney, civil rights leader, author, docudrama host and executive producer, Crump is also a father of 3 and husband to Dr. Genae Angelique Crump. He is the current President of the National Civil Rights Trial Lawyers Association and previously served as President of the National Bar Association. Crump is the first African-American to chair the Florida State University College of Law Board of Directors and is the founder and director of the Benjamin Crump Social Justice Institute. With successful law firms in California, Washington, D.C., Georgia, New York, Texas, and Florida, Crump has truly made an unforgettable impact.