National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
About Kevin Bennett
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. Kevin Bennett is determined to guide his clients through it with as little stress as possible by maintaining open communication while aggressively fighting the charges... read more »
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. Kevin Bennett is determined to guide his clients through it with as little stress as possible by maintaining open communication while aggressively fighting the charges for the best result.
As a student, Kevin Bennett studied at the University of Texas in Austin, earning his bachelor's degree in economics. After college, he earned his J.D. 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 experience gave him a personal look at the struggles that individuals face when charged with a crime. Kevin Bennett decided that his true passion was fighting for those people facing criminal charges as a criminal defense attorney.
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 traveling, 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.
If you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in Austin, TX, then contact Kevin Bennett. Let him put his experience to work for you.
Map & Directions
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving||12.00%|
|White Collar Crime||11.00%|
|Texas||Member in Good Standing||2007|
|The Law Office of Kevin Bennett||2007 – present|
|Judicial Intern at 246th Judicial District Court of Texas||2005 – 2007|
|South Texas College of Law||J.D.||2007|
|University of Texas System, Austin||Economics||B.A.||2004|
|Member||National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||2017 – present|
|Member||Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||2010 – present|
|Member||Austin Bar Association||present|
|Member||Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||present|
|Member||Court Appointed Family Advocates of Travis County||present|
|Member||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||present|
|Member||National College for DUI Defense||present|
Awards and Recognitions
|Fellow||Texas Bar Foundation||2017|
|Fellow||Texas Bar Foundation||2017|
|Client's Choice Award||Avvo||2013|
Send an Email to Kevin Bennett
If your situation is urgent, consider calling this attorney instead of sending an email:
Sending an email to this lawyer through an online form does not create an attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship is not established until an official agreement is reached with a lawyer regarding terms of representation. Please don't send a message containing any time-sensitive or confidential information regarding your case via this form.
Posted on Monday, July 17th, 2017
First-Time DWI Offenders Get Second-Chance New Texas Bill, House Bill 3016, was recently signed into law by Texas Governor Greg Abbot, allowing individuals with certain nonviolent criminal convictions... [read more]
Posted on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Kevin Bennett Elected Fellow of Texas Bar Foundation Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Kevin Bennett has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation a... [read more]
Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2017
Citations / Arrest / Release for Theft When someone gets accused of theft, they are arrested or issued a ticket, sometimes both. Texas Penal Code 31.03 says that a person commits theft when they unlaw... [read more]
Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
What are the Laws Regarding Synthetic Marijuana in Texas? In recent years there have been many forms of synthetic marijuana created and marketed as “herbal incense” or “herbal smokin... [read more]
Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Continual Increase in Controlled substance use by College Students For over a decade marijuana use has increased continually among college students. In 2015, 38% of college students said that they use... [read more]