J.D., Columbia Law School (1975)
B.A., Cornell University (1971)
Peter Benjamin was, from 2009 to 2014, a partner at Benjamin & Bers in East Longmeadow, where his practice focused on the legal needs of elders and the disabled, including guardianship and conservatorship. Previously he was the managing attorney of Western Massachusetts Legal Services (WMLS) in Springfield. As a lawyer at WMLS from 1979 to 2009, he concentrated in legal problems of elders and in unemployment compensation, and litigated extensively in the Social Security, unemployment compensation and housing areas. Peter is a former adjunct professor at the Western New England University School of Law, has taught numerous continuing and community legal education programs and has written chapters of Legal Tactics, Estate Planning for Aging or Incapacitated Clients and other books.