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Attorneys

Michael Reviere

PARTNER

BIOGRAPHY

Born Beaumont, Texas, June 6, 1955; admitted to Texas Bar, 1983; admitted to practice before U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit.  Member of the State Bar of Texas; Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent.


EDUCATION
B.A., Lamar University 1978
JD, South Texas College of Law, 1982

Dennis Dresden

PARTNER

BIOGRAPHY

Born Chicago, Illinois September 3, 1961; admitted to Texas Bar, 1992; admitted to practice before U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas.  Member of the State Bar of Texas. 


EDUCATION
B.A., Lamar University, 1988
JD, University of Houston, 1992


 

Benjamin Reviere

PARTNER

BIOGRAPHY

Born Beaumont, Texas, October 10, 1983; admitted to Texas Bar, 2010; admitted to practice before U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas.  Member of the State Bar of Texas; Member Phi Delta Phi at South Texas College of Law.


EDUCATION
B.S.,  Texas A&M University, 2006
J.D. , South Texas College of Law, 2010



 

JAY CRADDOCK

Associate

BIOGRAPHY: 

Born Houston, Texas, April 8, 1975; admitted to Texas Bar, 2002; admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Member of the State Bar of Texas.

EDUCATION:

B.A., Baylor University, 1996

M.A., Baylor University, 1998

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2001

JANET REACH

Associate

BIOGRAPHY:

Born Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Feburary 9, 1965; admitted to New Jersey Bar, 1992, admitted to Texas Bar, 2013.  Member of the State Bar of Texas.

EDUCATION:

B.A., Rutgers University, 1987

J.D., Seton Hall Law School, 1991

Dakota Eddins
Associate

BIOGRAPHY:

Born Beaumont, Texas, July 27, 1992; admitted to Texas Bar, 2021. Member of the State Bar of Texas; the Oil and Gas Society at South Texas College of Law, the Construction Law Society at South Texas College of Law, and the Houston Young Lawyers Association.

Mr. Eddins began his career with Benckenstein, Reviere and Dresden in 2018 as a law clerk and became an associate with the firm in 2021.

EDUCATION: 

B.A., Lamar University, 2016

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2021 

Kevin Orr
Associate

BIOGRAPHY:

Born Fontana, California, July 13, 1993; admitted to Texas Bar 2020. Member of the State Bar of Texas.

EDUCATION: 

B.A., University of Mary Hardin Baylor, 2016

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2020 

Jerry Nathan

Of Counsel 

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1936; admitted to Texas Bar in 1962; admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  Member: Jefferson County Bar Association (Treasurer, 1968 and 1973); State Bar of Texas; Life Fellow – Texas Bar Foundation. Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent.


EDUCATION

B.A., University of Texas, 1960

J.D., University of Texas, 1963



 

MICHAEL MCGOWN
Associate- passed away on August 18, 2021

A sixth generation Texan, Mike was born on June 30, 1946, in Beaumont, Texas.  After Mike graduated from Beaumont High School, he attended Louisiana State University and University of Houston Law School. After graduation from law school, he joined the United States Army, serving in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.  Following his military service, Mike practiced law in Beaumont and Houston for 50 years, until his death. Mike was a part of this law firm for many years. He was a seasoned and respected litigator who will be deeply missed.