Benjamin Stabenow

Ben Black and WhiteA graduate of the University of River Falls – Wisconsin (B.S., 2007) and the Hamline University School of Law (J.D., 2010), Mr. Stabenow is admitted to practice before the Minnesota Bar. After Mr. Stabenow was admitted to practice, he began his legal career working as a Law Clerk for the District Court Judge Fred Wellman and Judge Donald Rysavy in Austin, Minnesota, and District Court Judge Leslie Beiers in Carlton, Minnesota, where he had the opportunity to gain immediate courtroom experience.  After clerking, Mr. Stabenow moved into private practice with a Cloquet, Minnesota, law firm where he practiced general law and represented a clients with diverse legal issues.  Mr. Stabenow provides a broad range of general litigation services including civil litigation, family law and matters relating to divorce, custody and support, employment law, criminal defense, collection and landlord tenant matters, as well as transactional law including real estate, estate planning and business law.  Mr. Stabenow prides himself on taking the time to get to know his clients in order to truly understand their individual legal needs.  He has widespread experience and enjoys working closely with his clients and his staff to deliver favorable outcomes and resolutions for his clients.  Mr. Stabenow has the tools, knowledge, experience, and ability to distill complex and nuanced legal concepts down to a practical and operational form as it relates to each individual client’s circumstances.

During his time in law school, Mr. Stabenow was a recipient of a CALI Award for the highest marks in Employment law, a member of the Dean’s List, and volunteered over 100 hours for the Minnesota Justice Foundation. Mr. Stabenow enjoys alpine skiing, grilling, and the outdoors.

Area of Practice

Real Estate

Estate planning

Family law

Criminal Defense


Civil Litigation

Bar Admission

Minnesota 2010


University of Hamline School of Law

J.D. – 2010

University of River Falls, Wisconsin

B.S. Sociology – 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

Minnesota Bar Association

Volunteer Activities

Volunteer Attorney Program of Minnesota.

Minnesota Justice Foundation