A. BENJAMIN HORTON

Ben is a settlement attorney with Turnkey Title, Inc., and brings with him over 20 years of significant experience having closed thousands of transactions over the years in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Ben will continue to focus his real estate settlement practice in the three jurisdictions as a licensed attorney and settlement agent in the District and Maryland, and a licensed title agent in Virginia.

 

He has been an active participant in all aspects of the title industry since 2005, and has lectured and instructed clients, Realtors, business owners, and the like, on issues ranging from premises liability, including sports venues, risk exposure, fair housing, foreclosures, bankruptcy, legislative issues as they relate to real property, agency, and more.

 

Benjamin is a sole practitioner with 19 years of experience having successfully represented clients on an array of both civil and criminal issues before the Courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Ben also provides legal representation to the local community by maintaining a strong trust and estate planning and estate administration and probate practice.  Furthermore, Benjamin provides legal advice to small businesses and real estate professionals and non-professionals.

 

As a trial attorney over the years, Ben has litigated hundreds of cases, many to summary disposition and verdict. He has also been counsel on matters which resulted in appellate decisions in both Maryland and the District including: District of Columbia v. Arnold & Porter and Millard v. Boys Home of Baltimore.

EDUCATION

Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland (1991)

Bucknell University (B.A.) in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania (1995)

Columbus School of Law – Catholic University of America (J.D.) in Washington, D.C. (1998)

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

Supreme Court of the United States of America

United States District Courts for Maryland and for the District of Columbia

United States Court of Claims

United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Maryland and the District of Columbia.