Ben is the director of our litigation services. Ben’s primary practice is in family law. He is a registered Domestic Relations Mediator, Guardian Ad Litem, and is trained as a Collaborative Law Practitioner. Ben has been recognized as a Top 10 Family Law Attorney in Indiana by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in both 2017 and 2018, and by the Attorney Practice Magazine in 2017. Ben has a substantial civil practice as well, representing landlords, both residential and commercial, small businesses, and working in probate and trust contests. Ben has extensive litigation experience including appellate work. Ben has been very involved with community and local organizations over the years and has been President of the Red Cross, SCI Kiwanis, Local Council of Women, BNI, and Bloomington Association of Collaborative Professionals (BACP) at various times.
Indiana University – B.A. Political Science with distinction (elected to Phi Beta Kappa)
Maurer School of Law at Indiana University – J.D. (Phi Delta Phi, former President.)
Professional Affiliations and Organizations
Indiana State Bar Association
Monroe County Bar Association
Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
Member and current President of Bloomington Association of Collaborative Professionals (BACP)
Member of Bloomington Elite-BNI, former President
Former member of Boys & Girls Club
Former member of Bloomington Sunrise Rotary Club
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana (Bloomington) Adjunct Professor, Business Law
American Red Cross-Monroe County; Former 3-year Board President
District 10 Pro Bono Project volunteer attorney
Local Council of Women (LCW), Current President
SCI Kiwanis – Bloomington, former President
CASA volunteer attorney
Cardinal Stage Company, Board member
Bloomington Parks Foundation, Board member
Awards and Recognitions
Recognized as “Ten Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service and Client Satisfaction” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for 2017 and 2018.
Recognized as a “Top 10 Family Law Attorney in Indiana” by Attorney and Practice Magazine for 2017.