BENNETT R. FORD III
Helping others is a family tradition
Bennett R. Ford III, comes from a long line of attorneys, dating back generations to his Great-Great-Great-Grand Father. Growing up, he recognized early on that being an attorney meant you had the opportunity to help others.
Mr. Ford was born and raised in Titusville, Florida. He attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) and graduated with a BA degree. While attending UCF he was heavily involved in a variety of campus activities, including Student Government, writing for the school paper, and numerous honor societies and organizations. Ford has a strong connection to the Central Florida community and enjoys helping those around him.
After college Mr. Ford interned as a private investigator, learning the tools of the trade. He then attended law school at Florida State University College of Law (FSU), and graduated with his Juris Doctorate degree. While attending FSU, he clerked at a notable insurance defense law firm in Tallahassee. He also worked with a Children’s Advocacy Center, assisting children and their parents with civil and criminal legal cases.
Mr. Ford has been admitted to the Florida Bar, and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is also a member of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Orange County Bar Association.
After graduating from law school, he began his career working as an Assistant Public Defender where he handled numerous misdemeanor and felony cases. Managing such a large and diverse case load provided him with a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Mr. Ford went on to work at a prominent private law firm where he was involved in number of high-profile cases. He then founded The Ford Law Office, where he has continued to successfully represent clients in a variety of criminal and civil cases.