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Kelly Denise Benavides

Kelly Denise Benavides

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Travis Ashley Newton

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Travis Newton DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • J L Carpenter

    I endorse this lawyer. Kelly has personally helped me with traffic matters and got them dismissed even before the first court date. I strongly recommend Kelly.


    J Carpenter Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Great Southwest Building
1314 Texas Avenue Suite 1660
Houston, TX, 77002-0000



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199608/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBenavides Law Firm2012 - Present
Associate Municipal JudgeCity of Spring Valley2006 - Present
AttorneyBenavides & McLellan Law Firm2002 - 2012
Associate Municipal JudgeCity of Baytown2002 - Present
City AttorneyCity of Houston Legal Department1997 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2012 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2011 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Municipal Judges SectionN/A2010 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice SectionN/A2008 - Present
Municipal Justice Bar Association of TexasN/A2003 - Present
Texas Municipal Courts AssociationN/A2003 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1996 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. S.Z.Not Guilty
State v. V.G.dismissed
State v. J.MNot Guilty

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Southern UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Scholarship BanquetKeynote speaker2011