Mission Waco Legal Services Staff

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Kent McKeever, Attorney Director

Kent McKeever founded Mission Waco Legal Services in 2012. He has been a licensed attorney since November of 2012. Kent is a graduate of Vanderbilt
Law School, Baylor University, and Princeton Theological Seminary. Before law school, he spent three and a half years as Executive Director and Pastor of a nonprofit ministry and church in Longview, TX. In 2014, he was named the Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association.

Jessi Benton, Staff Attorney and Administrator

Jessi Benton joined Mission Waco Legal Services in April 2015.  She has been a licensed attorney since September of 2012.  Jessi is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and The University of Texas School of Law.  Prior to moving to Waco, she worked as an associate at Crowe and Dunlevy in Oklahoma City. 


Photo Credit: dimnikolov

Photo Credit: dimnikolov


Social Work Interns

Everlyn Lopez

Kenneth McAdam

Administrative Intern

Sarah Clay