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Charles Arthur Bennett

Charles Arthur Bennett

Personal Injury Lawyer at Bennett Injury Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Texas
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Summary

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 the #1 plaintiff's litigation strategy program in the country (www.trialstructure.com). Trial Structure is a system for writing the opening statement that identifies the defenses and defeats their 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.

Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial / 18 Wheeler
  • Wrongful Death
  • Brain Injury
  • Car Accident
  • Litigation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Federal Circuit
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United States Court of Federal Claims
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Teen Court Judge/Mentor
Wylie Teen Court
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Charles Bennett 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
Education
SMU Dedman School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Midwestern State University
B.S. (2001) | Kinesiology and Mathematics
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
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National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
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Mesquite Bar Association
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American Association of Justice
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Dallas Bar Association
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Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
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American Bar Association
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Speaking Engagements
How to Master Opening Statement , 2020 John Romano Workhorse , West Palm Beach
Florida Justice Association
How to Master Opening Statement , Southern Trial Lawyers Annual Conference , New Orleans
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
How to Master Opening Statement , National Trial Lawyers Summit , Miami
National Trial Lawyers Association
Contact & Map
Bennett Injury Law
12770 Coit Road Suite 720
Dallas, TX 75251
Telephone: (972) 972-4969
Fax: (469) 754-0088