2021 Leading Adviser Awards

42 Acquisition International - Leading Adviser 2021 20 Issue 2 2022 PLC’s operations were minimal, which allowed the firm to aid more people, across the state of Michigan, in getting back on their feet. In contrast, this had a large negative impact on many of the firm’s clients. After months of waiting for court dates, many were postponed and pushed even further back due to the closure of courts throughout 2020. As a result, this has impacted clients’ jobs, family lives, and mental wellbeing. Plans to add at least one new member of staff are currently in the works, as this will allow for the firm to better assist its clients. Ultimately, The Bennett Law Firm, PLC endeavors to continue advocating for those who need it most, fighting for those who have found themselves in a complicated situation, and those that have been taken advantage of by the system. The firm will continue walking with its clients, taking them by the hand and guiding them through to a fair result. Contact: Samuel Bennett Firm: The Bennett Law Firm, PLC Web Address: https://bennettplc.com/ Fighting With Passion and Fire epresenting individuals charged with misdemeanors and felonies throughout the State of Michigan, from Detroit to Grand Rapids, and Ferndale to Traverse City, The Bennett Law Firm, PLC provides an enthusiastic and well-rounded criminal defense service. The firm provides a tailored service to each client, with the overall aim being to receive the best outcome possible. Operating with the statement, ‘the best advocate is a lawyer who knows their client and his or her circumstances,’ in mind, The Bennett Law Firm, PLC strives to get to know its clients as individuals. Henceforth, it can ensure that each of its clients remains up to date with their case and is aware of their responsibilities in order to achieve a positive outcome. No matter the background, whether it’s doctors, retail employees, or construction workers, The Bennett Law Firm, PLC takes on each case without any bias. Each client that is taken on by the firm is provided with a unique service – one that takes into account their past, their present, and their future potential – as each of these elements can shape the defense’s case. In the majority of cases, clients have been referred to the firm by a friend or family member, or alternatively, they have found the firm online and have seen its numerous positive reviews. Led by Samuel Bennett, a lawyer that has been described as compassionate, dedicated, and honest, The Bennett Law Firm, PLC benefits from an abundance of criminal law experience. Bennett is an alumnus of Oakland University, graduating in 2011 with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law. He then earned his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2014. It was during his studies at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, that he was awarded the Certificate of Merit in Trial Skills – an accolade received by the best performing student. He also assisted professors teaching Trial Skills class as Teaching Assistant. Since then, Bennett has added numerous awards to his arsenal, including Super Lawyer’s Rising Stars award from 2017-2021, which is only awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys. Samuel has also been named in the Top 40 under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. Of course, as with any law firm, the staff are the key to success. The firm would not run smoothly without Bennett’s legal assistant, as she serves as the first point of contact for the firm’s clients. It is vital for her to be compassionate and understanding as, after all, if someone is calling a defense firm, they’re usually in an incredibly vulnerable position. In turn, The Bennett Law Firm, PLC operates this way through everything that it does. Maintaining a relaxed and judgement free atmosphere, it further offers a professional ambiance that not only reassures its clients but enhances growth and innovation. In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, most court cases took place via Zoom. This meant that the disruption to The Bennett Law Firm, R Facing a criminal charge can be greatly overwhelming, which is why it is important to have the right people on your team. The winner of Leading Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year, Michigan, The Bennett Law Firm, PLC, fights each case with overflowing passion and devotion. Indeed, the firm does not deal with worst-case scenarios – instead, it pushes until it obtains the best result possible. Contact: Samuel Bennett Company: The Bennett Law Firm, PLC Web Address: https://bennettplc.com/ Jan22058 Leading Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year, Michigan