Ben B. Hobbs

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765.675.9020
Jack G. Hittle
J. David Hollingsworth

Education

  • Indiana University: B.S. 1966
  • Indiana University Law School, Indianapolis, cum laude: J.D. 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Awards + Recognition

  • “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell indicating the highest level of professional experience

Professional Memberships

  • Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness: 1988-Present
  • Indiana Bar Association, Delegate: 1979-1982
  • Tipton County Bar Association:
  • Indiana Bar Foundation, Master Fellow
  • Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Attorney by the Estate Planning and Administration Specialty Certification Board of the Indiana State Bar Association.

About Ben

Ben was born and raised on a farm in Tipton County, where he resides today. He has practiced law in Tipton County and surrounding communities since graduation from law school and admission to the Indiana bar in 1972.  Ben’s practice is currently focused on estate and business planning and trust and estate administration.  He has assisted his clients in developing, implementing and administering complex estate and business plans.  With his agricultural background, Ben serves as counsel to numerous farm clients.  

During his 42 years of practice, Ben has served the community in many capacities, including Tipton County Attorney from 1973-1990, Board Attorney to the Tipton County Drainage Board from 1973-2009; Attorney to the Big Cicero Creek Joint Drainage Board from 1995-2009; and Attorney for the Tipton County Office of Family and Children from 1972-1993. Ben is one of the founding members of the Tipton County Foundation (past President and Secretary) and currently serves on the Foundation’s Board of Directors.  

Ben serves on the IU Health-Tipton Hospital Board of Directors and has previously served as its Board Chair.  In addition to his service to the Tipton Community, Ben serves as a Deacon of Hobbs Christian Church and he is a member of the Ball State University Foundation Philanthropy Advisory Committee.  Ben has been a speaker at continuing legal education seminars. 

In addition to the practice of law, Ben  maintains an interest in the family farm and purebred beef cattle operation. When not serving his community and clients, Ben enjoys reading and spending time with his wife, Becky, and his children and grandchildren. He enjoys attending cattle shows and is an avid golfer.