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Benjamin F. Hachten

Ben Hachten is a Louisville native and is firmly committed to giving a voice to his fellow Kentuckians who have been harmed by others.  He is especially passionate about standing up to large corporate interests and holding them accountable for the harm they have caused his clients and their loved ones.

Ben graduated cum laude from Ohio State University's Michael E. Moritz's College of Law where he was a member of the school's national trial team for two years, won a scholarship for trial advocacy, and earned the top grade in four classes, including Trial Practice. He also worked part-time for a highly rated plaintiffs' trial firm in Columbus, OH throughout law school and was a student member of the American Association of Justice.

 

Ben is active in the legal community. He is the co-founder and current President of the Louisville Catholic Bar Association and a member of both the Kentucky Justice Association and the American Association for Justice.

  • Education 

    • University of Louisville, summa cum laude (2017)

    • Ohio State Michael E. Moritz College of Law, cum laude. (2020)

  • Admitted to the Bar: Kentucky

  • Memberships:

    • Kentucky Bar Association​

    • Louisville Bar Association

    • Kentucky Justice Association

    • American Association for Justice

    • Louisville Catholic Bar Association, co-founder and current President

  • Awards:

    • Michael F. Colley Award for Trial Advocacy​

    • CALI Awards for Excellence (top grade) - Trial Practice, Arbitration, Jurisprudence of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Dispute Resolution Processes

    • UofL Department of Communication's "Undergraduate Student of the Year"

    • "Best College Honors Thesis Project" in the Social Sciences Division