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Benjamin J Lantz

Benjamin J Lantz

also known as Ben Lantz

Practice areas:

Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate Litigation, Products Liability Litigation, Employment & Labor

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About Me

My practice focuses on commercial litigation and product liability defense.  I have been a litigation attorney in the Puget Sound region since 1995.  I began my career as a civil and criminal prosecutor with the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office, where I obtained extensive trial experience. Since joining Keller Rohrback L.L.P. in 1998, I have litigated complex commercial cases for businesses and financial institutions including Wells Fargo, Service Corporation International, Pacific Northwest Bank, Washington First International Bank, and Columbia Trust Bank.  I also have successfully defended automotive product liability cases for Ford Motor Company, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc., and New Holland North America, Inc. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Commercial Litigation: 30%
  2. Real Estate Litigation: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Employment & Labor: 15%
  5. Products Liability Litigation: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Keller Rohrback Law Offices

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 3200
Seattle, WA, 98101-3276

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199507/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2001
AmJur-UCC SalesNew England School of Law1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKeller Rohrback L.L.P.2004 - Present
AssociateKeller Rohrback L.L.P.1998 - 2003
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneySnohomish County Prosecutor's Office1995 - 1998
Law Clerk ExternThe Honorable Sarah E. Barker, Chief Judge, United States District Court1994 - 1994
Legal InternAttorney General's Office of Massachusetts, Consumer Protection Division1994 - 1994

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar Association - Housing Justice ProjectPro Bono Volunteer Attorney1999 - 2006
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Estate of deceased v. Adult Group HomeDismissed on Summary Judgment
Plaintiff v. Health ClubDismissed on Summary Judgment
Plaintiffs v. Financial InstitutionDismissed on Summary Judgment

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
WashingtonDentalLaw.comDon't Forget to Renew Your License On-Time - Common Sense Legal Advice That May Save You Thousands of Dollars2010
WashingtonDentalLaw.comBeware of Intimate Relationships with Current or Former Patients and their Family Members-the New WAC 246-817-4602008
New England Journal on Criminal and Civil ConfinementCase Comment, Arave v. Creech. 113 S. Ct. 1534 (1993), A "Cold-Blooded, Pitiless" Disregard for Constitutional Standard1994

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, Cum Laude1995
Boston CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Boston CollegePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Boston CollegeGermanic StudiesConcentration1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ladera Ranch Implant InstituteInformed Consent2007