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William Benjamin King, JD

Counties served: Douglas, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Pitkin, Eagle, Elbert, Jefferson

Attorney, Mediator

EMAIL

McConaughy & Sarkissian, PC

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8310 South Valley Highway, Suite 250 Englewood, Colorado 80112

(303) 649-0999; FAX: (303) 649-0990

About ME

W. Benjamin King is a Colorado native and third-generation trial attorney. Mr. King attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, Leeds School of Business. where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing. Subsequently, he received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Miami’s School of Law in Florida and is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Colorado and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. King began his legal career with a prestigious Denver family law firm where he specialized in litigating highly-contested divorces and child custody cases. Additionally, he also has experience in appellate work and has prevailed on issues in both the Colorado Court of Appeals and Colorado Supreme Court. Mr. King’s practice previously focused on construction related matters, including construction defect claims, general insurance, defense, and personal injury but now solely focuses on family law.

Mr. King has authored multiple legal publications and is a member of: the American Bar Association (ABA), Colorado Bar Association (CBA), Denver Bar Association, Arapahoe County Bar Association, Colorado Bar Young Lawyers Division, Faculty of Federal Advocates, Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee (MDIC), the Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association (DEBA) and Mr. King is the Douglas-Elbert Bar Association Representative to the Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL) Board of Governors. Mr. King was recently elected to the Colorado Bar Association’s Executive Council for the Family Law Section.

Mr. King is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys volunteering when he is not exploring the Colorado mountain ranges and spending time with his family.

EDUCATION 

  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D. 2014)

  • University of Colorado (B.S.B.A. Management & Marketing 2010)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Denver Bar Association

  • Arapahoe County Bar Association

  • Colorado Bar Association—Family Law Section

  • Colorado Bar Young Lawyers Division

  • Faculty of Federal Advocates

  • Member of the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee (MDIC)

  • Member of the Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association (DEBA)

  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA)

  • Denver Source for Collaborative Divorce

  • DEBA Representative to the Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL) Board of Governors

  • Colorado Bar Association's Executive Council for the Family Law Section

COLLABORATIVE TRAININGS Taken

  • Collaborative Divorce Level I Training Certification Date Dec 2016

  • Collaborative Law Level II Certified Certification Date Jun 2017

Presentations Given

  • Economic Misconduct in Divorce; date Oct 5, 2017 - October 2018;University of Colorado School of Law

  • Guest lecture for Professor Jennifer Hendrick's family law course on the legal doctrine of waste, dissipation, and economic misconduct in the dissolution of marriage context.

  • The Intersection of Estate Planning and Divorce: An Introduction to Trust Issues in Divorce. publication date Jul 19, 2018; publication description: Wealthcounsel, LLC & McConaughy & Sarkissian, PC

  • W. Benjamin King presented a nationwide continuing legal education webinar in conjunction with Wealthcounsel, LLC titled: “The Intersection of Estate Planning and Divorce: An Introduction to Trust Issues in Divorce.”

  • Spoliation of Evidence: Now What do I do? Apr 15, 2016 Colorado Bar Association-Family Law Section CLE presentation