Allison MacKenzie Law Firm Expands Practice With Addition Of Former Senior Deputy Attorney General

Posted By on March 10, 2017

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CARSON CITY, Nev. —  Allison MacKenzie Law Firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Benson as an associate attorney effective March 1, 2017. A Carson City native and former State of Nevada Senior Deputy Attorney General, Kevin joins the law firm and will focus his areas of practice on civil litigation, appeals, administrative and regulatory matters, election law, and ballot measures.

Kevin Benson

Upon graduating from Carson High School, Kevin attended the University of Nevada, Reno, where he obtained a degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Biology in 2001. In 2004, he obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from Rutgers School of Law in New Jersey. Committed to returning to the area and serving fellow Nevadans, Kevin accepted a position with the State of Nevada Attorney General’s office where he worked for over a decade. There, he rose to the position of Senior Deputy Attorney General.

As an attorney for the State, Kevin has represented the Secretary of State and other clients with matters involving litigation, appeals, election law, and ballot measures. Many of these matters included novel issues of statutory or constitutional law. Specifically, he successfully defended challenges to Nevada’s unique “None of the above” law, ensuring that “None of the above” is a valid voting option for all Nevadans.

Kevin was admitted to practice in Nevada in 2007, is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, and serves as the Vice President of the First Judicial District Bar Association. Additionally, Kevin is admitted to practice in the US District Court for the District of Nevada, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the US Supreme Court.

Kevin resides in Carson City and enjoys taking advantage of Northern Nevada’s many outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, and hunting.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to join the outstanding legal team at Allison MacKenzie. The law firm’s impeccable reputation and positive culture drew me to the organization. I look forward to providing superior client representation to fellow Nevadans in the Allison MacKenzie tradition,” stated Kevin on his new association.

The talented legal team of Allison MacKenzie is pleased to welcome Kevin to the organization. The firm is confident he will provide exceptional service to clients involved in civil disputes and litigation, including appeals. For more information, contact Allison MacKenzie Law Firm at 775.687.0202, or visit

About Allison MacKenzie Law Firm

Allison MacKenzie Law Firm’s team of talented and experienced attorneys and staff has worked diligently to position clients for success—throughout the State of Nevada and nationally—since 1978. Allison MacKenzie is a general practice law firm committed to providing superior legal representation for individuals, companies and public organizations. The team represents diverse client interests and is proficient at navigating the vast and transforming legal landscape. This law firm has an impressive list of practice areas including Real Estate, Construction, Estate Planning, Business Law, Governmental Affairs, Litigation, Family Law, Labor Law, Administrative Law, Water Law, Healthcare Law, Education Law, and more. The breadth of knowledge, experience, and professionalism of Allison MacKenzie provides clients with a solid foundation upon which they can rely. For more information about the firm, please visit: or call 775.687.0202.