Charles Bennett

Charles Bennett
Mesquite, Texas

Chuck joined Ted Lyon & Associates in 2015 after graduating cum laude from SMU Dedman School of Law in May 2014. Prior to law school, Chuck played basketball at Midwestern State University where he graduated with a degree in kinesiology and a minor in mathematics. Chuck was the 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. After college, Chuck went on to play professional basketball in Europe for eight years in Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey. While clerking at a Dallas law firm during law school, Chuck helped represent professional basketball players and agents in international arbitrations, winning over half a million dollars in arbitration awards against teams. Chuck was also a student prosecutor for the Wylie Municipal Court where he first-chaired several trials. Chuck is licensed to practice in Texas.