With over 17 years of experience, Ben Kuhn focuses his practice on real estate, business, land use/zoning, and litigation. Ben has represented and advised commercial and residential developers in connection with a wide range of real estate and business related issues. He has represented developers and businesses engaged in commercial, infrastructure, and residential acquisition, development, construction, and leasing across the Triangle community and North Carolina. Ben has also represented real estate and business clients in state trial and appellate courts in order to protect their investments and property rights.
Ben is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, Tenth Judicial District Bar, North Carolina Bar Association (Real Estate and Zoning and Land Use Sections), Wake County Bar Association, the Wake County Real Property Lawyers Association (Past President, 2013).
Ben is a Founding Member, Past President (2012), and current Board Member of the Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina, Inc. (www.relanc.com), a professional trade organization dedicated to advocacy, research, educational activities, and promotional and advertising campaigns regarding consumer protection abuses and practices which destabilize communities and are harmful to North Carolina citizens, their assets, real property owners, the financial industry, and the State of North Carolina.
Ben is listed in the Best Lawyers Directory for Real Estate Law in the Raleigh area market (2013 and 2014).
He is involved in his community and serves as a member of the Acquisitions and Development Committee of Habitat for Humanity of Wake County.
Prior to joining Ragsdale Liggett PLLC in January 2014, Ben Kuhn was a member of The Kuhn Law Firm (2005-2013), and practiced with other small and large law firms in Raleigh after law school (between 1996 to 2005).
Licensed since 1997
|Member and Manager||The Kuhn Law Firm, PLLC||2005 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Holt York McDarris & High||2001 - 2005|
|Market Attorney||Nextel Communications||2000 - 2001|
|Associate Attorney||Kilpatrick Stockton||1997 - 2000|
|Associate Attorney||Joyce L. Davis & Associates||1996 - 1997|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina||Past President (2012)||2010 - Present|
|Wake County Real Property Lawyers Association||President (2013)||2007 - Present|
|Real Propertuy Section of the North Carolina Bar Association||Member and Consumer Protection Attorney||2004 - Present|
|NC Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Craig v. Sandy Creek HOA, et al.||Judgment for Plaintiff/against Insurer; unanimously upheld on appeal; Harleysvile then paid total balance of casualty loss and attorneys fees and other damages.|
|Law of Easements: Legal Issues and Practical Considerations, Lorman Eduction Services||Prescriptive Easements in North Carolina||2006|
|North Carolina Bar Association - Administrative Lawyer||Quasi-Judicial Proceedings Before Local Governments||2005|
|Broadcast Law Report||Negotiating Local Broadcast Deals with Major League Sports Franchises||2000|
|Temple International and Comparative Law Journal||A Dilemma in Cyberspace and Beyond: Copyright Law for Intellectual Property Distributed Over the Information Superhighways of Today and Tomorrow||1996|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of North Carolina, Charlotte||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|