Ben has practiced law in Michigan since 1970. His specialties include real estate, construction law, business/corporate, wealth advisory, family law and litigation. He started his practice with a medium-sized firm in 1970, and led the real estate practice group when Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett law firm was formed in 1982. He founded the predecessor to Wrigley, Hoffman & Hendricks, P.C. in 1994. Ben began following media reports on marijuana legalization in 2014, and is particularly interested in the real estate and tax aspects of legalization.