Lewis ‘Trey’ E. Bennett III is a partner and group chair in Stark & Knoll’s Estate Planning & Probate Group. Trey focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, wealth transfer and succession planning, special needs planning, Medicaid planning, trust and probate administration, guardianship, and trust and probate litigation. 

"The best part of estate planning and administration, for me, is working with and getting to know individuals and families.  I love the challenge of developing comprehensive plans that allows for their intent and wishes to be carried out as efficiently and harmoniously as possible." - Trey Bennett

Court Admissions
  • Ohio
Bar Associations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The University of Akron College of Business Administration, Master of Taxation, 2016
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2013
  • Mercyhurst University, magna cum laude, 2010
Professional & Community Leadership
  • Akron Community Foundation – Professional Advisors Committee Member
  • Ronald McDonald Charities of Northeast Ohio– Board Member and Vice President
  • St. Julie Billiart School of St. Sebastian Parish, Akron – Board Member
  • Summa Health Systems – Behavioral Health Leadership Council Member
  • Summa Health Systems – Primary Care Leadership Council Member
  • Summa Health Systems – Legacy Advisory Council Member
  • Akron Tax and Estate Planning Council - Member
  • Zane's, Inc. - Board Member
  • University of Akron Foundation Gift & Estate Planning Committee - Member