Benezra & Culver, P.C. (f/k/a Roman & Benezra and Roman, Benezra, & Culver) was formed in 1994. Its mission has been to protect the civil rights of individuals both inside and outside of the employment context, as well as the civil rights of criminal defendants. While the firm is small, its attorneys are some of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful in the state of Colorado. The firm and its members have received numerous peer- and judiciary-nominated awards recognizing their stature in the Colorado legal community. Most recently, Benezra & Culver was named “Constitutional Law Firm of the Year in Colorado” for 2016 by Corporate International Magazine. The firm has also been recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in America, Tier I, for labor and employment litigation and civil rights law by U.S. News and World Report. Other awards and accolades include a firm-wide AV rating and inclusion in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Lexis-Nexis Martindale Hubbell and individual awards as Super Lawyers for being among the top 5% of all attorneys in Colorado, Top Lawyers in Colorado by Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in Denver by the Denver Post, the American Trial Lawyers Association recognition as among the top 100 trial lawyers in Colorado, and the status of adjunct professor at the Denver University College of Law. The firm’s members are frequently called upon to teach courses to other attorneys or to serve as expert witnesses in their specialties. The firm’s practice areas include employment law, civil rights law, criminal law, trial and appellate representation, and alternative dispute resolution, including both arbitrations and mediations.