While attending law school, Ben was actively involved with the Moot Court Board, serving as the Moot Court Board Chairman. Ben received several awards in law school, including the prestigious Leadership Achievement Award, the Frank Harper Achievement Award, and the Moot Court Board Chairman Award.
After graduating law school, Ben was a certified legal intern with the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, in the Narcotics Division, until he became a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in 2009. During his tenure at the Prosecutor’s office, Ben started as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Misdemeanor Court, was promoted to the D Felony division, and was again promoted to be one of the two Gang prosecutors in 2011. Ben was then assigned as a Major Felony Drug Prosecutor, a position he held until being promoted to Major Felony Division. During his time in Major Felony, Ben maintained an active caseload of murder, robbery, attempt murder, and aggravated battery cases. Ben left the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in the fall of 2015 for private practice in the areas of criminal law, family law, and general litigation.
Ben also served with the 101st Airborne/Air Assault Division located at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and the 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea. In 2011, Ben joined the Indiana Army National Guard as a First Lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corp and was deployed to Kuwait with the 38th Sustainment Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2019, Ben again deployed to Kuwait with the 38th Infantry Division in support of Operation Spartan Shield. Ben is currently a Major in the Indiana Army National Guard and is currently assigned as the Chief of Military Justice with the 38th Infantry Division in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Ben now uses his vast experience for his clients at Avnet Law with a practice area that focuses on criminal defense, family law, and general civil litigation.