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Kelly Denise Benavides

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas


  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 199609/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBenavides Law Firm2012 - Present
Associate Municipal JudgeCity of Spring Valley2006 - Present
Associate Municipal JudgeCity of Baytown2002 - Present
AttorneyBenavides & McLellan Law Firm2002 - 2012
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