Robert Bennett Houston Attorney

Robert Bennett Houston AttorneyRobert Bennett, T.E. Swate, JD, MD, and Jeff Wagnon proivide you with the hard-won expertise gained through decades of practice.  We understand how devastating it is for you to have your license revoked or in jeapordy. It is our mission to give you and your case the utmost care and attention. These administrative investigations and processes are nuanced, complex, and variable depending on the fact set of your particular case and require much preparation in order to mount a successful defense of your license and reputation.

Your professional license is more valuable than words can describe.

Regardless of your field, your most important opportunity to defend defense against allegations of misconduct is usually your hearing. For a practiceing attorney, these hearings often occur before the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel. For doctors, these proceedings can range from privilege hearings before a committee of your colleagues to discipline before the Texas Medical Board.

These proceedings can be highly emotional for the person under scrutiny. An experienced attorney can provide support and help you present a cogent and compelling case.

Bennett & Associates makes this unique and complex area of law the cornerstone of the practice and have represented hundreds of professionals across numerous professions in a variety of licensure issues. We will bring nearly 40 years of experience and a wealth of hard-won expertise to your side of the table.

Robert Bennett has a JD from the University of Houston Law Center and also serves as an adjunct law professor and offers continuing education seminars in various parts of the state on many topics. His MA is from George Washington University in 1975. Practice areas include:

  • Attorney disciplinary issues
  • Medical disciplinary issues
  • Professional disciplinary issues
  • Law license denials
  • Medical license denials
  • White collar crime


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Evening hours are available at office location in the historic district of Downtown Houston with parking and public transportation near at hand.

Attorney Robert Bennett has been awarded the prestigious AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® and a rating of 10 on AVVO with 167 positive reviews.  Read reviews


Throughout Robert Bennett’s lengthy career, he has amassed an impressive resume encompassing a variety of areas of legal practice. He served as a legislative assistant for Congressman Patrick Caffery; he interned in the Harris County District Attorney’s Office and served three years with the United States Attorney’s Office in San Antonio, Texas; he spent two years as a litigator for the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and three years working for United States Attorney John Clark; he served as general counsel for Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Guatemala; and as a private practitioner, he has represented clients throughout Texas and many parts of the United States in a variety of civil and criminal matters. For the last decade, he has focused his practice on defending professionals of various types in disciplinary proceedings including barratry. His clients include lawyers, judges, doctors, professional students and other professionals.

In addition to currently licensed professionals, recent graduates may also be entitled to a hearing upon denial of a professional license. If you are just beginning your career, it can be easy to buckle under the intimidation of this type of scrutiny. But an experienced attorney can help you work through the emotions you are experiencing and help you present your case for receiving the professional license for which you have worked so hard.

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