Charles A. Bennett

Charles A. Bennett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Charles Bennett Law, PLLC
 | 12770 Coit Rd, Suite 720
Dallas, TX 75251
Phone: 972-972-4969
Fax: 469-754-0088
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Charles  Bennett is a personal injury lawyer and a trial consultant. In 2019, cases he consulted on won over $35,000,000.00 in 8 verdicts. He has personally tried cases to verdict for personal injury plaintiffs, criminal prosecution, and criminal defense. Charles is the principal attorney for Bennett Injury Law. He specializes in commercial/18-wheeler crashes, wrongful death and catastrophic injury, traumatic brain damage, motor vehicle crashes, and workplace injuries. Charles is known as a tough, aggressive litigator who uses the tools of the law to put maximum pressure on the defense to force them into either paying full value for a case or taking unreasonable positions at trial.

As a consultant, Charles operates Trial Structure, LLC (www.trialstructure.com), where he is one of the principal consultants that prepares opening statements for trial lawyers prior to trial. Trial Structure is a system for trial lawyers that identifies the defenses and defeats the defense playbook by organizing information in a way that dramatically increases the value of the case. Once written, the opening statement acts as a roadmap for the rest of trial from voir dire, to evidence, to closing and rebuttal. Trial Structure, LLC also teaches other lawyers around the country how to implement the structure into their practice to increase their effectiveness and the value of their cases.

Charles graduated law school cum laude from SMU Dedman School of Law in Dallas in 2014.

Prior to going to law school, Charles attended Midwestern State University on full athletic scholarship. He graduated with a degree in kinesiology and a minor in mathematics and was captain of the basketball team his senior year, a two-time academic all-conference selection, won two conference championships, and finished his career top 20 in scoring and top 15 in rebounding in school history.

After college, Charles went on to play professional basketball in Europe for eight years in Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey. Charles brings his work ethic, intensity, and competitiveness for winning from the basketball court into the court of law.

About Charles Bennett

Admitted: 2014, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.charlesbennettlaw.com/

Honors/Awards:

  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research., The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2018 – Present The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Member, 2017 – Present Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 – Present Charted Institute of Arbitrators, Associate Member, 2016 – Present American Association for Justice, Associate Member, 2016 – Present Mesquite Bar Association, Member, 2015 – Present Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 – Present American Bar Association, Member, 2015 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Wylie Teen Court Program, Wylie Municipal Court In August 2016, Charles helped establish the Wylie Teen Court. Teen Court is a specially designed court that hears certain Class C misdemeanor cases filed in the Wylie Municipal Court. Charles helped to teach and mentor volunteer high school students interested in becoming attorneys. He helped the students learn how to prosecute and defend cases, as well as explain the facts of the case to a panel of six Teen Court Jurors. Charles volunteered as Teen Court Judge for several years and helped prepare a group of Teen Court attorneys for the Teen Court Association of Texas mock trial competition., 2016

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Johnson v. Auburn Urgent Care - $9,000,000 Verdict (Consulting) ATV Rollover Wrongful Death of 10 year old - $1,000,000 Settlement Penn v. Jack in the Box - $1.63 Million Verdict (Consulting) Reed v. Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Inc. - $5 Million Verdict (Consulting) Brake Failure Car Crash - $950,000 Settlement Hood v. S.E. Funeral Homes of Alabama, LLC - $12,000,000 Verdict (Consulting) Barquinero v. GEICO - $1.4 Million Verdict (Consulting) Jury Trial –– Car Accident - $195,000 Jury Verdict International Sports Arbitration – Italian - Arbitration Award for $350,000
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Office Location for Charles A. Bennett

12770 Coit Rd
Suite 720
Dallas, TX 75251

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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