Ben’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, transportation law, torts, construction law, insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation.

Prior to joining Knight Nicastro, Ben was a senior associate at Davis Hatley Haffeman & Tighe, P.C., in Great Falls, Montana where he represented both insurers and insureds in a wide variety of complex legal matters. Ben has tried multiple jury trials and bench trials to verdict and has successfully defended his clients in complex tort and wrongful death cases, real property lawsuits, products liability lawsuits, and both first party and third party insurance litigation. He also represented a number of corporations in various tort claims, wrongful termination lawsuits, and other compliance matters.

In law school, Ben served on the Editorial Board for the University of Miami Business Law Review and as Vice President of the Federal Bar Association. He also worked as a law clerk for the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Ben is active in the local bar and the State Bar Technology Committee, and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is a zealous advocate who puts client satisfaction and positive results above all else.

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D.
  • Montana State University, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • Montana State and Federal Courts

Location

Missoula Office
283 W. Front Street
Suite 203
Missoula, MT 59802

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