Alexandra Benevento was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in 2004, she moved to Greenville, South Carolina and worked as a paralegal and marketing director for a small law firm. Alexandra went on to attend the University of South Carolina School of Law where she earned her J.D. in 2009. After graduating from law school, Alexandra worked as a Legislative Aide for the South Carolina House of Representatives. Following her time with the legislature, she went on to open her own law practice wherein she represented individuals charged with various crimes in state and federal court.
Alexandra Benevento is a member of the South Carolina Bar and admitted to practice in the following courts:
United States District Court, District of South Carolina
All South Carolina State Courts at the Circuit, Magistrate and Municipal levels.
Alexandra is also a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the Richland County Bar Association and the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
In her spare time, Alexandra Benevento enjoys photography, reading, Italian cooking, and cake decorating. She and her husband live in Columbia with their daughter and two Shar-Pei puppies.