Benjamin Ruesch listens carefully and then effectively explains the options available to his clients. They appreciate his sincerity and resolve while leading them through difficult situations. He has successfully assisted clients on a wide range of legal issues involving real estate law, water law, bankruptcy, business and corporate law, estate planning and probate, and construction law. Although Ben has lived the majority of his life in Utah, he has called Illinois, Missouri, California, Puerto Rico and Brazil home. He enjoys his family, all sports including football, tennis and basketball, church, and scouting (Eagle Scout earned in 1996).

Mr. Ruesch is licensed to practice law in Utah and Arizona. He is admitted to practice before all Utah state courts including the Utah Supreme Court and before the Federal District Court for the District of Utah. He is also admitted to practice before all Arizona state courts including the Arizona Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
Water Law
Real Estate Law (Landlord-Tenant, Easements, Land Use, and Adverse Possession)
Real Estate Transactions and Litigation
Probate and Estate Planning
Business Planning and Litigation
Construction Law (Mechanics’ liens and Development)
General Civil Litigation

Bar Memberships
Utah Supreme Court and District Courts, 2009
United States District Court for District of Utah, 2009

Professional Memberships
• Utah Bar Association
o Real Property Section Member
o Environmental Law Section Member
• American Bar Association
o Business Law Section
o Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
• National Order of Scribes, the American Society of Legal Writers

• 2009 Juris Doctor, University of La Verne College of Law, cum laude
• 2004 Bachelors, Integrated Studies, Utah Valley University

Awards & Distinctions
• Symposium Editor and Staff Writer for the University of La Verne Law Review, 2007-2009
• Recipient, CALI Award (Highest Grade) in the following classes: Evidence, Sports Law, Admin. Law, Legal Analysis & Writing II, Transactional & Statutory Analysis
• School Nominee, Scribes Law Review Award, 2007-2008

Author, Open the Golden Door: Practical Solutions for Child-Soldiers Seeking Asylum in the United States, 29 U. La Verne L. Rev. 184 (2008).

• Spanish
• Portuguese