Sam Bennett is “The Premier Metro Detroit Criminal Defense Attorney” that offers all clients 100% free case review.The Bennett Law Firm, PLC is located in Royal Oak, MI serving the people of southeast Michigan. Attorney Bennett always had a dream to have his own law office where he can make a difference. He believes the key to effective representation is being prepared, and that means getting to know his clients and their case. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, send them his way and he will help you through the process. The Bennett Law Firm always has one goal in mind and that is guiding individuals through a difficult time in their lives by developing a plan to address their legal needs.
Attorney Sam Bennett has been recognized and distinguished for his accomplishments and achievements in his criminal law practice by both his peers and clients. From 2017 – 2021, he was selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Stars Attorney, which is only awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Michigan. He was also recognized as one of the 10 Best Attorneys and Law Firms in Michigan for Client Satisfaction. Sam Bennett was recognized as an Elite Lawyer in 2018, Rising Stars by Super Lawyers from 2017-2020, the National Association of Distinguished Counsel in 2019 and National Trial Lawyers (40 Under 40) in 2019. He is a member of the Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of Michigan Chapter) and the Oakland County Bar Association.
Sam Bennett’s criminal law practice represents individuals charged with misdemeanors and felonies; including: drunk driving, drug crimes, sex crimes, assaultive crimes, juvenile crimes, theft and property crimes, expungements SORA removal, internet and computer crimes. Samuel is a passionate attorney who truly cares about his clients. His dedication makes him an excellent advocate in the courtroom.
Prior to starting his own law firm, Sam started his professional career as an intern in the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. He was assigned to the Child Abuse Unit and worked primarily on cases that involved sex offenses against children. As his focus at The Bennett Law Firm, PLC, this provides him with incredible insight into how prosecutors handle these types of cases. This is an incredibly sensitive area of the law and Sam Bennett has what it takes to make you feel comfortable every step of the way. He is passionate and dedicated to helping individuals in their time of need.
Attorney Sam Bennett received his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. During his time at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Sam earned the Certificate of Merit in Trial Skills, which is awarded to the highest performing student. The following term Sam served as a teaching assistant, aiding students with trial preparation and strategy. He was also selected as a member of the National Mock Trial team for Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2014. He graduated from Oakland University in 2011, with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law.
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