Here at Gunter and Bennett, we represent individuals and entities under investigation for or charged with all state and federal crimes. With nearly 50 years combined experience, we provide representation from the investigation stage through trial and, if necessary, appeal. Our attorneys are on call 24 hours a day to help with any criminal law matter that may arise.
Our attorneys all began their legal careers as prosecutors in Travis County. Chris Gunter was chief of the trial division of the Travis County Attorneyâ€™s Office before moving to the District Attorneyâ€™s Office. Alan Bennett also worked as an Assistant County Attorney and Assistant District Attorney. Gene Anthes, our newest attorney, also began his career as an Assistant County Attorney. The knowledge and experience we acquired as prosecutors have benefited us greatly in defending our clients over the past 25 years.
Board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1985, Chris Gunter has tried hundreds of cases ranging from capital murder to public intoxication. In 1992 Alan Bennett joined the firm and since then the firm has worked tirelessly to help those who are in trouble. Each client we accept can be assured of our personal attention and dedicated representation.
Gunter and Bennett has established an outstanding reputation in handling a wide variety of criminal cases involving crimes of violence â€“ murder, assault, robbery, kidnapping, sexual assault, indecency with a child and injury to a child â€“ as well as other sex related offenses such as possession of child pornography and indecent exposure.
Property crimes and drug offenses are also a significant part of our work â€“ theft, embezzlement, burglary, credit card abuse, fraud, money laundering, and possession and delivery of controlled substances.
Alcohol Related Offenses â€“ DWI, DUI, Intoxication Assault, Intoxication Manslaughter
Our zeal in practicing exclusively criminal defense has led Gunter and Bennett to a high level of expertise in certain areas, particularly alcohol related offenses. Driving While Intoxicated, Intoxication Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter cases require an experienced attorney. Gunter and Bennett have handled thousands of these cases and is recognized as one of the leading law firms in the state in defending these charges. Our expertise extends to all aspects of these cases, including handling administrative license revocation (ALR) hearings to prevent the suspension of driverâ€™s licenses and obtaining occupational driverâ€™s licenses.
Legal Emergencies â€“ Jail Releases
Legal emergencies can occur at any time of the day or night. We are available 24 hours a day to help secure the release from jail a friend or loved one. Call 512-476-2494 anytime.
State and Federal Offenses Handled
Crimes of Violence
- Assault â€“ Family Violence
- Indecency with a Child
- Sexual Assault
- Possession of Child Pornography
- Internet Sex Offenses
Computer and Property Crimes
- Identity Theft
- Credit Card Fraud
- Computer Hacking
Complex White Collar Crime
- Wire Fraud
- Mail Fraud
- Money Laundering
- Possession with Intent to Distribute
Drunk Driving Offenses
- Intoxication Assault
- Intoxication Manslaughter
Law Offices of Gunter & Bennett PC
600 W 9th St
Austin TX 78701
Tel: 512 476-2494
Fax: 512 476-2497
The criminal defense attorneys at Gunter and Bennett are honored to serve the citizens of Austin and Central Texas including Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Caldwell County, Bell County, McClennan County, Burnet County, Llano County, Comal County, Bexar County, Blanco County, Gillespie County and Guadalupe County.