Contact Ben at

(210) 224-2885
 or
 
ben@binghamandlea.com

NEWS,
December, 2012
Ben just won a 1.2 million dollar judgment representing an estate against a prior trustee and the manager of "Mom's" money.
March, 2013 Ben receives "Justice for the People" Award for cy pres contribution to legal services for the poor.
May, 2013
Ben smacks down purported "heirs by adoption" seeking to share in rich aunt's estate
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Ben Bingham


   Ben represents both consumers and
business to business creditors

in and out of bankruptcy court, before and after judgment, in work-outs
and in litigation with
extraordinary remedies such as injunctions,
 receiverships,
sequestrations, garnishments, and
creative 'turn-over orders.'
 His clients
have included some of the largest
lenders in the world,
small town
country banks, 'hard money lenders', financing and
 traditional lessors,
mortgage companies, and trade creditors of all types.
He has represented bankruptcy trustees from Texas
to Alaska
 in recovery and exemption matters.

ON THE CONSUMER SIDE, Ben has represented consumer debtors in over 20 FDCPA and FCRA class action cases, has represented consumers in false advertising class action cases and prosecuted several usury cases for "Mom and Pop" businesses. He has defended consumers in hundreds of cases brought by debt collectors and prosecuted numerous debt collectors in individual actions.  Ben and Lindsay Rose also represent folks needing to file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases.

Ben says that representing both sides of the debtor/creditor docket gives him a better understanding of the needs and capabilities of both sides and allows him to represent either side more effectively.

Ben maintains an AV Preeminent peer review rating from the prestigious
 Martindale-Hubble attorney rating body, and is one of the very few lawyers in San Antonio who enjoys a 5 out of 5 rating (the highest) in BOTH the peer review and client review categories on Lawyers.com 

Ben devotes significant time and resources to Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid,
which provides legal services to the indigent. In 2010 he was was awarded
 its 'Champions of Justice' award. Ben has steered over $170,000 in unclaimed class action funds to TRLA.

Ben periodically makes presentations
at State Bar of Texas seminars, his last one entitled
 'What Bankruptcy Lawyers Should Know about the FRCA'
(co-presented with H. Anthony Hervol),
which was voted a 'Top Ten' of all presentations made
 to the Texas State Bar members in 2010.

        Ben was born and raised in Cedaredge, Colorado, moved to Texas for law school,  and stayed. He maintains a license to practice law in state and federal courts in Texas and Colorado.  He graduated from the University of Houston Bates School of Law
 in 1983 and moved to San Antonio in 1986. He has been married to a Cedaredge girl since 1975 and they have one daughter and one son-in-law


 
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