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John Bennett

Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP - Owensboro
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John Bennett
Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP - Owensboro

I am grateful to Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP for giving me the opportunity to return to Western Kentucky. I grew up in Decatur, AL, but both my parents were born and raised in Ohio County, and my siblings and I often enjoyed coming to visit this region. I still have many relatives throughout Ohio County and much of Western Kentucky.

I was drawn back to the region to attend Western Kentucky University, where I graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Criminology. It was here I also met my wonderful wife. Shortly after we were married, I graduated cum laude from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, and went directly into private practice for a small, general practice firm in Louisville. I was also Vice Chair for the Young Lawyers' Section of the Louisville Bar Association in 2017.

I believe my experience has prepared me well to serve the good people of Western Kentucky in an array of matters including: criminal law, personal injury and domestic relations.

I have diagnosed myself as a "golf nut," but I also enjoy reading and spending time with my family during my free time. I look forward to getting to work for the good people of Western Kentucky.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

Personal Injury

Domestic Relations


Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky

Western Kentucky University


Honors: cum laude

Major: Political Science

Minor: Criminology

Professional Associations and Memberships

Louisville Bar Association, Young Lawyers’ Section, Vice Chair, 2017

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