Benjamin F. Hachten

  • 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‚Äč

    • 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‚Äč

    • 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

Ben Hachten is a Louisville native and was recently admitted to the Kentucky bar, after which he immediately began his career as a plaintiffs' trial lawyer with Oldfather Law Firm. 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.

 

Outside of the office, Ben enjoys spending most of his free time with his wife, Riley. The two are expecting their first child in May 2021. Ben and Riley are actively involved in their parish, St. Louis Bertrand, and frequently volunteer their time with local charitable organizations. He also enjoys weightlifting, reading (he is usually reading several books at any given time), and walking the family dog, Baker.

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