Ben LiebermanBen W. Lieberman is of counsel to Chalat Hatten & Banker PC.  Ben is an attorney licensed to practice law in Utah and Colorado. He holds a bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from Boston University, a law degree (J.D.) from the University of Denver, and an master’s degree in business administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Denver. Ben graduated in the top 2% of his law school class and was inducted as a member of the Order of St. Ives honor society. He was also an editor of the law review.

 

Ben began his legal career working for The Honorable John L. Kane, United States District Judge for the District of Colorado and later for The Honorable Thomas M. Hardiman, then a United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, who is now a Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ben worked closely with these judges in ruling on issues of law and presiding over jury trials.

 

Since then, Ben worked for large and small law firms in Salt Lake City, Utah and Denver, Colorado before starting his own firm. He has successfully represented large corporations, small businesses, and individuals in a wide variety of personal injury, commercial, real estate, and family disputes in Utah, Colorado, and elsewhere. He has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants at trial. Ben also has significant training from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in pretrial and trial techniques, and is also a court-approved mediator.

 

In 2015, Ben was named a SuperLawyers Rising Star for the Mountain West region, a honor recognizing legal excellence that is awarded to only 2.5% of lawyers.

 

Ben is a member of the Board of Directors of Lawyers Helping Lawyers, an organization that assists lawyers suffering with depression, substance abuse, and other problems. He has also coached ice hockey for over a decade as both a paid coach and a volunteer. He won a silver medal as a coach at the 2003 America’s Cup Junior (under 21) National Hockey Tournament.