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Anthony M. Bettencourt

Lawsuits and disputes Attorney at Beverly Hills, CA

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  • Licensed for 11 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2013
    Active No misconduct found

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About Anthony

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Anthony M. Bettencourt focuses his practice in the areas of civil litiation, commercial cannabis activities, criminal defense, landlord-tenant disputes, and asset forfeiture. Mr. Bettencourt is admitted to prace before all California Superior Courts, various Federal District Courts (including the Southern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California), and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is an experienced litigator well versed in jury trial, law and motion, and appeal, and is recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40 attorney. 

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Bettencourt Kenan PC
9440 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 301
Beverly Hills, CA, 90210

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 275-450 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Bettencourt Kenan PC
  • 2024 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Geary, Shea, O'Donnell, Grattan & Mitchell, P.C.
  • 2018 - 2024
  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Michael E. Cindrich, APC
  • 2015 - 2018
  • Deputy District Attorney
  • Glenn County District Attorney's Office
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Attorney
  • Disabled Advocacy Group, APLC
  • 2012 - 2014
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  • UC Davis SOL King Hall
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Univ of California Santa Barbara
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2007

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Rush v. Sport Chalet, Inc., et al.
  • Remand
  • Dodson v. Strategic Rest. Acquisition Co. II
  • Defendants must plead "plausible" affirmative defenses.


  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2024 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Richard M. Sangster American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 2022 - 2024
  • Sonoma County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - 2024
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2023
  • Moot Court Board
  • University of California, Davis | School of Law
  • 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Topical & Tinctures
  • California's Medical Marijuana Program Act
  • 2015
  • DeafNation
  • Effective Communication
  • 2014
  • KodaWest
  • Effective Communication in an Emergency Health Setting
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Unknown Attorney | Nov 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Anthony is an extremely intelligent attorney and dedicated advocate for his clients."
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Anthony both personally and professionally for over a decade. His aptitude for understanding complex issues permits him to reach highly favorable client results. In addition, Anthony's negotiation and social skills allows him to maintain cordial relationships with both clients and opposing parties even in the most adversarial and hostile settings. I have utmost confidence in Anthony."
Civil rights Attorney | Sep 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Anthony for over four years. Since our first interactions in law school, I've noted that he is a brilliant and talented individual. He is passionate about the law and is, no doubt, a relentless advocate for his clients. Anthony occasionally consults with me regarding legal matters. From first-hand experience, I can attest to his dedication and commitment to his clients. He uses every resource and every lead to ensure that he provides the best representation for his clients. With that said, I highly endorse him."
Beverly Hills Lawsuits and disputes Lawyer Anthony M. Bettencourt
Anthony M. Bettencourt
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney
Beverly Hills, CA
Licensed for 11 years
Free Consultation