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R. Todd Bennett

R. Todd Bennett

Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
713-752-2728
Fax:
713-650-1602
Email:

Houston criminal defense attorney R. Todd Bennett is one of the most respected and credentialed criminal defense lawyers in Houston. Mr. Bennett is AV-rated*, the highest designation under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. He is listed on the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in Houston.

He has been recognized as a SuperLawyer in Texas Monthly and has been named one of Houston's top lawyers by H Texas Magazine. Recently he was recognized by his peers as of one of the Best Lawyers in America. ** Attorney R. Todd Bennett devotes his practice exclusively to the representation of individuals and business entities under investigation for or charged with crimes.

Exclusively representing individuals and business entities under investigation for or accused of criminal activity.

  • Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • A/V Rated by Martindale-Hubble Legal Directory
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Texas Super Lawyer as featured in Texas Monthly Magazine

    Education:
  • Texas A&M University, (B.S., 1987)
  • South Texas College of Law, (J.D. cum laude, 1991)
        Order of the Lytae
        Phi Delta Phi

    Bar Admissions:
  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1998

    Experience:
  • 1995 - present
        Private practice of law
  • 2000 - Present
        Presiding Judge
        City of Southside Place, Harris County, Texas
  • 1995 - 2000
        Chief Prosecutor
        City of Southside Place, Harris County, Texas
  • 1991-1995
        Assistant District Attorney, Trial Bureau
        Harris County, Texas

    Admissions/Memberships: 
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court
  • Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee
        Member (1999 - 2005) Panel Chair (2003 - 2005)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Texas District and County Attorney's Association (1991-1994)
  • Areas of Practice

    • Criminal Law
    • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
    • DUI/DWI
    • White Collar Crimes
    • Juvenile
    • State Criminal Defense
    • Federal Criminal Defense
    • Sex Crimes
    • Parole
    • Domestic Violence
    • Misdemeanors
    • Felonies
    • Fraud
    • Sexual Assault
    • Drug Crimes
    • Law Enforcement
    • Police Misconduct
    • Mischief
    • Assault
    • Murder
    • Conspiracy
    • Criminal Defense
    • State and Federal - Trial and Appellate