Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer
Houston Board-Certified Criminal Defense Attorney and Former Prosecutor
A Little Free Advice
If you have been charged with a crime or are under investigation for a crime, you are facing potential serious consequences that can permanently affect every aspect of your life, not the least of which is the loss of your freedom. The decision that you make regarding who is going to stand between you and the prosecutor is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Treat it as such.
If you are searching online for a Houston criminal lawyer, the search can be overwhelming. After a while, all of the "Criminal Attorney" websites start to look the same. How do you choose a criminal lawyer to represent you? How do you know if the lawyer is a well-qualified criminal attorney? Find a criminal lawyer who is Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Find a criminal lawyer who has an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory. If you find a criminal lawyer in Houston with those qualifications, chances are you are onto an experienced, well-qualified criminal attorney.
Meet Your Houston Criminal Defense Attorney — R. Todd Bennett
I firmly believe that preparation and hard work are the keys to success in the courtroom. I am dedicated to my clients and my law practice. I work hard to achieve the very best result for every client that I represent. I want to win for each client, but I also want to win for myself too. I am very proud of my reputation and work hard on every case to protect it.
My service and dedication to my clients have earned me the respect of other lawyers and the judiciary in the Houston area. My success has been memorialized over the years through my professional awards and achievements:
- AV-Preeminent rating* under Martindale-Hubbell's peer-review ratings system
- Listed in Best Lawyers in America**
- Recognized by the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
- Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
- Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine as a "Texas Super Lawyer"
- Highlighted in H Texas Magazine as one of Houston's top lawyers
I am a former Harris County prosecutor, and I am Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. I am proud of the recognition I have received as being listed in Best Lawyers in America — a publication that lists only the very top professionals in the nation. I am dedicated to representing individuals and businesses under criminal investigation or who have been charged with serious state crimes or federal crimes, such as:
- Shoplifting cases
- Weapons offenses
- Drunk driving (DWI)
- Drug trafficking
- Family violence
- Property crimes
- Mortgage fraud
- White collar crimes
Houston, Pasadena DUI/DWI Attorney Protecting You Now and in the Future
I understand how a drunk driving arrest, a drug arrest or any criminal arrest can turn your life upside-down. Regardless of the charges against you, I have the experience, credentials and determination to protect your rights and keep your record clean. I also can provide the advice you need to clear or seal your criminal record once dues are paid.
If you are interested in having me on your side, call me at 713-752-2728 to schedule an appointment. I would be happy to meet with you personally and discuss your case.
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*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.
** Best Lawyers in America is one of the most respected peer review publications in the legal profession.