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Ben Auten is a full-time transactional associate with Marquis Aurbach Coffing P.C. and practices commercial, corporate, and real property law.

Ben graduated from Bonanza High School in Las Vegas, NV.  He received a B.Sc. in Sociology with an area of concentration in Politics & Social Movements from the University of Oregon.  Ben attended law school in San Diego at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he received his J.D. in December 2011.  He finished second in his graduating class of 75 and earned summa cum laude honors.

While attending law school, Ben served as a Student Note Editor for the Thomas Jefferson Law Review and received multiple high grade awards for Civil Motion Practice, Constitutional Law I and II, Legal Synthesis I, and Intellectual Property & Competition Law. Additionally, Ben obtained both the LexisNexis Professional Research Certification and Advanced Westlaw Online Certification for Cases, Statutes, and Secondary Sources.

When not practicing law, Ben enjoys playing golf, watching University of Oregon football, and spending time with his family.



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Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 25%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 25%
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 25%



Hourly ($225-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Ben is a very good tactician and pays attention to detail. He is a good advocate for his client. I recommend him.


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Contact info

Marquis Aurbach Coffing P.C.

10001 Park Run Dr
Las Vegas, NV, 89145-8857


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2016
Rated Attorney (Business Law)Lead Counsel2015
Rated Attorney (Real Property)Lead Counsel2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMarquis Aurbach Coffing2013 - Present
AssociateAlverson Taylor Mortensen & Sanders2012 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Southern Nevada Junior Golf AssociationBoard of Directors2016 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember2012 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
CCIMThe Often-Used and Sometimes Misunderstood Letter of Intent2015
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogOpt-In Requirements Under Article 8 of the UCC and Nevada Law2015
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogNRS 40.455(1) and Deficiency Judgments2015
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogMaterial Adverse Effect: Notes and Practice Tips in Light of Recent Delaware Case Law2015
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogEquitable Dissolution of LLC in Nevada - A Possibility2015
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogUniversal Concepts of Fraudulent Transfer Law: Intent to Defraud (Part 1 of 2)2014
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogProving Your Legal Malpractice Claim Against a Private Criminal Defense Attorney2014
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogInsurance Coverage and the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Nevada2014
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogThe Power of NRS 116.3116: Superpriority Liens for Homeowners' Associations2014
CCIM Southern Nevada PerspectiveTitle Insurance Basics and Clarifications2014
Marquis Aurbach Coffing Law BlogUniversal Concepts of Fraudulent Transfer Law: Good Faith and Conduit Defenses (Part 2 of 2)2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of Oregon School of LawSociologyBS - Bachelor of Science2002