Ben was raised in upstate New York and went to college in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating, he moved to Washington, DC to work for a non-profit agency for several years before attending law school at the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. Before graduating he was trained by some of the best criminal defense attorneys in the Mid-Atlantic and spent time working on cases in Virginia, DC, Maryland and in Federal Court.
Ben moved to Washington State with his wife and now lives in Seattle with her and their two children. When he’s not counseling or defending clients in the cannabis industry, Ben enjoys playing with his kids, listening to music, cooking, watching soccer and wearing sneakers.