In 2013, 2014 and 2015 Ben Eder was awarded as one of the top trial attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers. In 2011 and 2012, Ben was named a Top 40 trial attorney under the age of 40 years old, an Up and Coming Lawyer under the age of 40, and a Rising Star from Super Lawyers. Many lawyers around the State of Oregon seek out Ben’s advice for cases, motions to suppress and legal strategies. Ben has tried over 100 DUII jury trials and won a major DUII case at the Oregon Supreme Court, and is a featured presenter on trial techniques. His passion and skillset is designed for the courtroom.
“In 2011 and 2012, Ben was named a Top 40 trial attorney under the age of 40 years old, an Up and Coming Lawyer under the age of 40, and a Rising Star from Super Lawyers. In 2011, Ben was awarded the Membership Service Award from the Oregon State Bar which is rarely given to a lawyer under 40 years old.”
In 2011, Ben was awarded the Membership Service Award from the Oregon State Bar which is rarely given to a lawyer under 40 years old. As a featured presenter on Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUI) Defense, cross examination of police, Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) hearings and jury selection it clear that Ben is frequently asked to share the trial tips that have led to successful trials/hearings. Ben moderated the bi-annual DUI conference in 2012 and organized the 2016 conference. In 2008 and again in 2014, Ben authored/revised the chapter on conducting Department of Motor Vehicle Hearings for the DUI Notebook, published by the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. In 2015, Ben presented to the criminal law section how to conduct DMV hearings and effectively cross examine witnesses. In 2015, Ben presented to the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association on Forensic Toxicology and retrograde blood alcohol extrapolation. Ben’s knowledge of DUII law is a passion and skill developed over years focus on DUII cases. At the firm, Ben also develops trial strategy, a clean narrative for the personal injury cases to help the mediators, arbitration and juries award bigger verdicts for our clients.
Ben and David Eder are identical twins. Ben enjoys cooking, eating, exercising, story telling, trial strategy and spending time with his wife and two wonderful children. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ben was an All Conference lacrosse player and Academic All American at the University of Washington.
- Multnomah Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Oregon New Lawyers Division
- Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Civil Litigation Section of the Oregon State Bar
- J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 2005
- B.A., University of Washington, 2002