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Benjamin S. Barlow

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Senior Counsel
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Meet the Attorney

Licensed In

District of Columbia, Virginia

Practice areas

Business, Estate Planning, Family & Personal, Intellectual Property*

About

Hi, I’m Ben. I enjoy relating to clients of all different backgrounds and helping them find solutions to situations that are posing challenges in their personal or business lives.

I represent clients in Virginia and Washington D.C. on a variety of business and personal legal matters, including litigation, business formation, contracts, employment law, and intellectual property (trademark and copyright).  My experiences in private practice in litigation; non-profit work; government practice in the national security field; and mediation have provided a broad background for the types of legal issues my clients face.

Some career moments I am particularly proud of are winning University and National Moot Court competitions while in law school and receiving an award for outstanding pro bono representation from a local legal aid organization.

My goal is for each client to feel respected and that I gave their question, no matter how simple or complex, my full attention.

Why I Practice Law

I practice law because I enjoy helping people find solutions to problems and resolving disputes.

Fun Fact

I spent a year in Americorps, enjoy woodworking and baseball, and have gone camping in Antarctica.

* Also covering federal matters for the following states: Virginia

Professional Background

Education

University of Richmond School of Law

J.D. in Law, 2004

Bridgewater College

B.A. in History, Political Science, 1997

Experience

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Senior Counsel

2016-Present

Law Counsel Staffing

Contract Attorney

2015-2016

Trustpoint International

Attorney

2010-2014

Baltimore Mediation

Attorney/Intern

2008-2009

National Security Agency, Office of Administrative Law

Attorney

2006-2008

Wharton, Aldhizer, & Weaver PLC

Associate Attorney

2005-2006

Associations

District of Columbia Bar Association

Member

2005-Present

Virginia State Bar

Member

2004-Present

John Marshall American Inns of Court, University of Richmond School of Law

Student Member

2002-2004

Moot Court Board, University of Richmond School of Law

Member

2001-2004

Trial Advocacy Board, University of Richmond School of Law

Member

2001-2004

Client Counseling and Negotiation Board, University of Richmond School of Law

Member

2001-2004

Honor Council, University of Richmond School of Law

Honor Council Justice

2001-2004

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