Samuel J. Bennett
Sam is compassionate and truly cares about his clients. This dedication makes him an excellent advocate in the courtroom. Sam believes the key to effective representation means taking the time to get to know his clients.
Sam graduated from Oakland University in 2011, with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law. He earned his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2014. During his time at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Sam earned the Certificate of Merit in Trial Skills, which is awarded to the highest performing student. The following term Sam served as a teaching assistant, aiding students with trial preparation and strategy. He was also selected as a member of the National Mock Trial team for Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2014.
Sam started his professional career as an intern in the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. He was assigned to the Child Abuse Unit and worked primarily on cases that involved sex offenses against children. This provides him with incredible insight into how prosecutors prepare these types of cases.
Sam represents individuals charged with misdemeanors and felonies throughout the State of Michigan and is also a member of the Oakland County Bar Association. He shares a passion with Raymond Cassar for those who struggle with autism. He believes the legal system needs to be more effective in how it handles autistic individuals, and he understands that a key ingredient to helping challenged individuals is to have an abundance of patience.