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Ben Coughlan, Esq.

Legal Speaker
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Ben is the Chairperson of his  firm’s Brain Injury Practice Group. He is the sitting Vice President of the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation, where he has been a member of the Board of Directors for the last four years. Ben is regularly invited to speak to lawyers, survivors and physicians about the implications of brain injuries on survivors and their families, and how to present their cases. He is a co-author/editor of the Journey Toward Recovery: A Brain Injury Guide for Survivors.

Ben is a faculty member/instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) where he teaches young lawyers in the Trial Skills Program and Deposition Skills Programs. He is currently the editor of the Tort Law section of the Trial Bar News, published by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. In addition, he has been published numerous times in a variety of different legal publications.

Ben was named a “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers for both 2016 and 2017. He has been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” list in 2014 and 2015. In 2014, he received the “Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award” from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. In 2013, he was named one of San Diego’s Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys by the San Diego Daily Transcript. He was also named one of San Diego’s Top Young Attorneys that same year. He is also a 2016 graduate of the prestigious ABOTA National Trial College held at Harvard Law School.