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.