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Criminal Defense & DUI/DWI
Attorney Serving
El Dorado, Arkansas

Attorney James Bennett

James B. Bennett

Attorney at Law

I had strong family ties to the legal profession my whole life and was inspired to become an attorney at a young age. I wanted my life's work to make a positive impact on the lives of others and knew that pursuing my law degree would allow me the opportunity to do just that. Upon graduating from Vanderbilt University with my J.D., I returned to Arkansas to take over the law firm established by my family in El Dorado in 1946. Since becoming the principal attorney, I've dedicated my practice to providing every client with the seasoned counsel and support they need to move forward. With decades of experience in criminal defense and family law, I'm prepared to guide you through your case so you can move forward with your life.


Rise Above Your Legal Hurdles

Put an experienced attorney, who always keeps your best interests in mind, to work for you.

Friendly Service

When you're facing a stressful legal situation, it can make a world of difference for your peace of mind to have a compassionate advocate on your side to guide you.

Fair Treatment

Regardless of what brings you to my firm, I'll fight to see that your voice is heard and your rights are respected throughout the entire legal process.

Results-Driven Strategies

My goal is to help you better understand your situation and your legal options so that I can outline a strategy that pursues the best possible result for your case.


Personalized Services to Meet Your Legal Needs

Getting caught up in legal issues can cloud your view of the future. When you’ve been arrested or find yourself dealing with family problems, it’s hard to see past the emotional stresses and make rational decisions. The James B. Bennett Law Office is here to provide the legal assistance you need.

As an experienced criminal defense and family law attorney, I've helped individuals and families through a wide range of situations and challenges.

Whether you need help navigating the justice system after a DUI/DWI charge, or support through the family court in a child support case, I've got your back. I’ll walk you through every step of the legal process so you can have a solid understanding of what to expect, and remain confident that I'm working in your best interests for a fair and favorable outcome. Don't risk your chance at a positive result by taking on your case alone.

Your future doesn't have to be ruined by this difficult time you're facing. If you've been charged with a drug crime, theft, weapons charges, or you're fighting with an ex-spouse over alimony, child support, or custody guidelines, I'll use my knowledge and skills to benefit your case.

I take the time to get to know you and the goals you have in order to offer strategic solutions that fit your unique needs.

My firm, the James B. Bennett Law Office, handles both federal and state criminal cases. For over three decades, I have personally served the needs of clients across a 100-mile radius from El Dorado, including all of South Arkansas. No matter what type of criminal charge or family matter you're dealing with — put my experience to work for you. Contact my office in El Dorado, Arkansas, today for a free consultation and put strong representation on your side.