Key Players: Benjamin Crump
Updated On: Jun 14 2013 10:08:19 AM EDT
Title: Lead attorney for the Trayvon Martin family
Background: Ben Crump is a principal with the Tallahassee law firm Parks & Crump, LLC. He has served as a lead attorney in several high-profile cases, most recently the Martin Anderson case in 2006.
Involvement in the case: Crump is representing the Trayvon Martin family in the trial of George Zimmerman. The Zimmerman defense team has asked to depose Crump to ask him about his dealings with a Miami woman who was on the phone with Trayvon before he was shot and killed. Crump recorded an interview with the woman without police or lawyers present and then played portions of the interview at a press conference.