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William Stanley Bennett

also known as Stan Bennett

About me

I am a partner at Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.  Our firm provides experienced representation for criminal defense, victims of auto collisions, divorce and family law matters, and various other civil litigation and business matters.  Our lawyers have extensive experience trying criminal and civil cases to juries and arguing appeals before the Tennessee Courts of Appeals and the Tennessee Supreme Court.  If you are in need of competent and affordable legal help, call me, attorney Stan Bennett, at our Murfreesboro law offices  at 615-898-1560. You'll get the expertise, service, and results that you deserve.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 30%
    14 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    14 years
  3. Divorce: 25%
    14 years
  4. Family: 10%
  5. Personal Injury: 10%



Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jimmy Leo Richardson III

    Mr. Bennett's passion for the law and the compassionate heart he has for his client's is nearly unsurpassable. Mr. Bennett is viable advocate and a good hearted man. You would be well taken care of by Mr. Bennett.


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  • Melanie Sluchak Lepp

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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
Top 100 DUI AttorneysNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2015
Best 10 Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 100 DUI AttorneysNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBennett & Michael2013 - 2014
AttorneyLaw Office of Stan Bennett2009 - 2013
AttorneyLaw Office of Stan Bennett2004 - 2004
AttorneyMcClellan Powers Ehmling & Rogers2004 - 2009
Law ClerkRutherford County Chancery/Circuit Court2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneysmember2015 - Present
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Tennessee Association for JusticeMember2004 - Present
Veterans Law ConsortiumMember2004 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Rutherford and Cannon County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Barbara Austin, et. al., vs. Steve Allen et. al.jury verdict affirmed on appeal
Patti T. Heaton vs. Sentry Insurance Company, et. al.jury verdict affirmed on appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
weekly criminal law blogTennessee Criminal Defense Blog2014
weekly divorce and family law blogTennessee Divorce and Family Law Blog2014
weekly personal injury law blogTennessee Personal Injury Blog2014
criminal law blogTennessee Criminal Defense Blog2013
Divorce and family lawTennessee Divorce Law Blog2013
criminal law blogTennessee Criminal Law Blog2012
Divorce and Family BlogTennesssee Divorce and Family Law Blog2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford UniversityBusiness AdministrationMBA - Master of Business Administration2003
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
St. John's CollegeLiberal ArtsMA - Masters1995
Middle Tennessee State UniversityHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Inns of CourtConsequences of Orders of Protection2014
Lunch and Learn CLEDiscovery Tips in Personal Injury Cases2013
American Inns of CourtThe Aaron Burr Conspiracy Trial2013
Lunch and Learn CLEPersonal Injury Issues from Plaintiff and Defense Perspective2012
Lunch and Learn CLECriminal Law Case Administration2012