About Us

Since 1994 we’ve provided expert legal advice and counsel to clients throughout New Jersey.
We have over 30 years of experience helping clients in New Jersey.

Bennett Pennington helps good people out of bad situations.  When you hire our firm, you can feel confident that you will be represented with the utmost respect, receive our experienced legal counsel and our vigorous protection.  We will protect, and fight for, your legal rights.

We regularly appear in New Jersey Superior and Municipal Courts including all towns/cities in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Middlesex, and Passaic Union counties. Contact us if you have received a Criminal or Municipal Court Summons, for a free evaluation before making any decisions about your case.

Bennett Pennington specializes in Disorderly Persons Offenses, Drug Offenses, DWI, Estate Planning, Landlord/Tenant, Social Security, Traffic Violations and Real Estate.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide each and every client with skilled legal advice in a timely and efficient manner. We handle every case with accountability and responsiveness. We are dedicated to focusing on the legal aspects of your case, so that you can focus on your personal success. Our mission is based on the values we hold true: integrity, service and excellence.

Our Team

With more than 30 years of experience serving clients, our team is dedicated to help our clients and our community.

Christina B. Pennington

Christina B. Pennington is a criminal defense attorney and the managing partner of Bennett Pennington LLC, located in South Orange, New Jersey.…

Scott Pennington

Scott is a Partner at Bennett Pennington LLC, along with his wife, Christina Bennett Pennington, Esq. Scott’s primary areas of practice are: Criminal…

Shaun Rai Whitney

Of counsel to the firm, Shaun Rai brings 10 years of practice as a trial attorney. She practices yoga, teaches in prisons and loves to travel.

Sandra Garofola

Sandra, our legal assistant, focuses on organization and administration. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

Stanley Varon

Stanley “Stan” Varon is Of Counsel at Bennett Pennington, LLC. As a retired Municipal Court Judge, after serving more than 20 years on the bench in…

Kendall Clinton

Kendall is the Legal Office Manager at Bennett Pennington LLC. His primary function is handling the day-to-day administrative tasks that are…

Free Consultation

Sound legal advice is based on years of training, hard work, and passion, as well as familiarity with legislation, precedent and sound consideration. You’ll find all that and more at Bennett Pennington.