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Steve E. Bennett

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Assault
  • Traffic Law
  • Hit and Run
  • Reckless Driving
  • Misdemeanors


Steve Bennett is a native of the Puget Sound Area. He earned his bachelor degree from the University of Washington and graduated from the University of Puget Sound School of Law in 1985. Following employment at the Pierce County Public Defender's Office, Steve began practicing law in Silverdale, representing clients facing all types of criminal charges. His current practice emphasizes representation in criminal and traffic-related matters, with a primary emphasis on DUI/DWI cases.

Steve is recognized in the Kitsap County legal community for his aggressive and innovative skills in defending people charged with DUI/DWI. Steve is a long-standing member of both the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the National College of DUI Defense. Steve has received the very high peer review rating from other lawyers "BV Distinguished" for twenty years.

Steve is accepting cases in DUI defense and other criminal and traffic matters including Department of Licensing proceedings, hit and run, reckless driving, negligent driving, assault, speeding and minor infractions.


  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, Washington
    • 1985
  • University of Washington

Bar Admission

  • Washington, 1986


  • Super Lawyers
  • BV Distinguished

Past Positions

  • Pierce County Public Defender’s Office

Professional Associations

  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • National College of DUI Defense, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Partner