As a native Texan, Kevin Bennett knows that his state has a reputation for being tough on crime. This can lead to an overwhelming feeling of stress when facing charges in Texas. The criminal justice system is daunting and confusing, and he is determined to guide his clients through it with as little stress as possible by maintaining open communication while aggressively fighting on their behalf.
As a student, Kevin Bennett studied at the University of Texas in Austin, earning his bachelor's degree in economics. He then pursued his Juris Doctor from The South Texas College of Law. After becoming licensed to practice law in Texas, he gained experience under the Honorable Judge Jim York of the 246th District Court of Texas. This gave him a personal look at the struggles that individuals face when charged with a crime, and he resolved to fight for those that are in the toughest situations of their lives.
While determinedly defending his clients from charges including traffic offense, drug charges, and DUI, he is also an active member of the legal community. By participating in organizations such as the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, and the Court Appointed Family Advocates of Travis County, he is able to stay current on legal issues.
When not in the office, Kevin enjoys travelling, attending sporting events, and appreciating performing arts while spending time with his family. He also dedicates his free time to serving on his Church's Mission Committee.
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I endorse this lawyer.Kevin is one of the most caring and professional attorneys practicing in Austin, Texas. Past clients that I have referred to Kevin have all commented on how happy they were to have Kevin on their side. If anyone needs help with a Criminal Law matter, Kevin Bennett should be at the top of their list.
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I have known Mr. Bennett for over 15 years. I can personally attest to his integrity, intelligence and ability. He is a great lawyer who really strives to achieve outstanding results for his clients. I cannot recommend him enough.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2007||08/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2015|
|10 Best DUI/DWI Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Texas||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2015|
|Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2014|
|Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2013|
|Attorney||Law Office of Kevin Bennett||2007 - Present|
|Judicial Intern||246th Judicial District Court of Texas||2005 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||N/A|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||N/A|
|Austin Bar Association||Attorney Member||N/A|
|Court Appointed Family Advocates of Travis County||Attorney Member||N/A|
|Austin Driving While Intoxicated||Dismissed|
|Austin Protective Order Case||Protective Order Denied|
|Austin Expunction||Expunction Granted|
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|South Texas College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|University of Texas System, Austin||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Criminal Defense||What It Means to be a Criminal Defense Lawyer||2015|
|CASA||Representing Parents in Child Abuse Cases||2015|
|DWI and Alcohol Offenses in Texas||Driving While Intoxicated Basics||2014|
|Basics of Underage Drinking Offenses in Texas||Basics of Underage Drinking Offenses in Texas||2010|