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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. (, 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). 


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 50%
    19 years
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
    19 years
  3. Construction: 10%
    19 years
  4. Appeals: 10%
    19 years
  5. Administrative Law: 10%
    19 years



Hourly ($225-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael John Stading

    Ben is as good as they come. When I worked for him, all of his clients were beyond happy with the results they got.


    Michael Stading DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Michael G. Gorenflo

    Ben provides a wonderful service to the Real Estate legal community. Ben cares about consumer protection and ethical legal service. I endorse Ben.


    Michael Gorenflo Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Ragsdale Liggett, PLLC

2840 Plaza Place.
Suite. 400
Raleigh, NC, 27612


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Member and ManagerThe Kuhn Law Firm, PLLC2005 - Present
Associate AttorneyHolt York McDarris & High2001 - 2005
Market AttorneyNextel Communications2000 - 2001
Associate AttorneyKilpatrick Stockton1997 - 2000
Associate AttorneyJoyce L. Davis & Associates1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Real Estate Lawyers Association of North CarolinaPast President (2012)2010 - Present
Wake County Real Property Lawyers AssociationPresident (2013)2007 - Present
Real Propertuy Section of the North Carolina Bar AssociationMember and Consumer Protection Attorney2004 - Present
NC Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Law of Easements: Legal Issues and Practical Considerations, Lorman Eduction ServicesPrescriptive Easements in North Carolina2006
North Carolina Bar Association - Administrative LawyerQuasi-Judicial Proceedings Before Local Governments2005
Broadcast Law ReportNegotiating Local Broadcast Deals with Major League Sports Franchises2000
Temple International and Comparative Law JournalA Dilemma in Cyberspace and Beyond: Copyright Law for Intellectual Property Distributed Over the Information Superhighways of Today and Tomorrow1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of North Carolina, CharlottePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Law Section Annual MeetingConsumer Protection in North Carolina Real Estate Transactions2013