Mike Benedict

for Niagara County Judge

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Criminal defense attorney. Town prosecutor. Confidential law clerk to Hon. Sara Sheldon.  Mike has the right experience for the job.


Lawyer. Coach. Neighbor. Friend.  Whatever his title, Mike is known for his work ethic, integrity and compassion.


Mike seeks to do what is right, even when it may be difficult or  unpopular. See what people are saying about him.

Mike Benedict for Niagara County Judge 2021

Mike has over 15 years of experience practicing law in Niagara County. His broad range of courtroom experience spans numerous areas of civil litigation and criminal defense.

He has served as a prosecutor in town court, a criminal defense attorney, and is currently the confidential law clerk to County Court Judge Hon. Sara Sheldon. Mike is uniquely qualified to serve Niagara County as your next County Court Judge.

In Mike’s Words:

“I have been involved in the court system as both an advocate and an advisor to the Judge. It is this broad range of legal experience that I will bring to our community to ensure justice for all.”

– Mike Benedict, Esq.

Letter to the Editor

  "Victims, their families, the accused, and this entire community deserve efficient justice. Mike Benedict is the candidate for...

IBEW Local 2104 Endorsement

Mr. Benedict, IBEW 2104 has received your invitation to endorse you for the office of Niagara County Court Judge. I have presented your...

Hon. Robert Merino Endorsement

  “Over 18 years ago, Mike Benedict interviewed for an internship position at my law office while he was attending University at...

Laborers’ International Union of North America Endorsement

Endorsement for Mike Benedict To Whom It May Concern: Laborers' Local No. 91 is pleased to announce our support for Mike Benedict for...

Thomas Beilein Endorsement

I have full confidence in Mike Benedict as our next Niagara County Judge. Not only does his knowledge and experience make him...

The WNY Association of Retired Law Enforcement Personnel, Inc. Endorsement

  Mr. Benedict, We are pleased to advise you of our endorsement of your candidacy for election for Niagara County Court Judge. We...

Schratz and VanDeMark Endorse Benedict for Judge


Niagara County Democratic Party Endorses Benedict

The Niagara County Democratic Committee endorsed candidates for a slate of local races at a Thursday meeting. The county committee...

Mayor Roman Endorses Benedict for Judge

Lockport's Roman Endorses Benedict for Judge   MAYOR: JUDICIAL CANDIDATE 'HAS CHARACTER, DESERVES OUR TRUST'   Feb. 24, 2020...

Campaign Launch Event

Join Mike and his supporters at Davison Road Inn on February 12th at 5pm to officially launch his campaign!  

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Election Day is November 2nd, 2021








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Campaign Launch Event

Join Mike and his supporters at Davison Road Inn on February 12th at 5pm to officially launch his campaign!  

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Campaign Announcement

November 12, 2019 MICHAEL E. BENEDICT FOR NIAGARA COUNTY JUDGE      Michael E. Benedict is seeking election as the next Niagara County Court Judge in 2020. Mr. Benedict is currently the Principal Law Clerk for Niagara County Court Judge, Sara Sheldon.  Prior to being...

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