Ben has earned his reputation as an accomplished and approachable attorney. He began pursuing a law career by earning his bachelor’s degree in government from Montana State University before attending the University of Montana’s School of Law. He has practiced law in Anaconda since 1977, during which time he has enjoyed his client relationships. He understands that unfortunate circumstances often bring people to an attorney’s office, and he approaches each situation with compassion and empathy. Off the job, Ben enjoys outdoor recreation including fly-fishing, downhill and cross-country skiing, and mountain biking. He is married to Charmaine Everett and they have three grown children and four grandsons.
Throughout his years as an attorney, Ben has earned many accolades:
Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Montana Trial Lawyer’s Association, the American Association for Justice, the State Bar of Montana, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Barrister Society.
Past-president of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association, selected as a super-lawyer for the Mountain States, named among the Best Lawyers in America.
Has practiced law before all courts in Montana.
He has been a charter director of the Copper Village Museum and Art Center, Anaconda Pintler Hospice and the Anaconda Community Foundation, and continues to be involved in organizations that serve his community.
State Bar of Montana
J.D. - University of Montana’s School of Law
B.S. - Montana State University