Benjamin L. LocklarShareholder | Personal Injury and Product Liability
After working three years as a police officer with the Montgomery Police Department, Ben completed his undergraduate degree at Auburn University at Montgomery and later attended law school at Cumberland School of Law. While in law school, Ben served as an editor for The American Journal of Trial Advocacy. Ben has been published in that and other publications.
Following his graduation from law school, Ben served one year as a law clerk to the Honorable John C. Tyson, III, on one of the Alabama appellate courts. In 1990, he began his law practice with a local firm in which he later became a partner. Ben handled several cases, ranging from products liability to medical malpractice to personal injury cases, many of which resulted in six- and seven-figure settlements and verdicts. Ben returned to work as a senior staff attorney with the appellate court for 2004 and part of 2005, before joining this firm.
Ben is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated attorney. Ben has served in leadership roles on a variety of boards, including the editorial board for The Docket, a publication of the Montgomery County Bar Association, and the board of trustees of the Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association of Justice. Ben currently serves as a member of the Paralegal Studies/Legal Studies Advisory Committee for South University.
Ben is married to Lisa Matthews Locklar. He has three daughters, Katie, Sarah Beth and Greyson. Katie is a graduate of the University of Alabama and is currently a student at Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine. Sarah Beth is currently enrolled at the University of South Alabama. Greyson is a middle-school student at Trinity Presbyterian School in Montgomery.
Ben and his family are members of Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church. Ben has a small farm in south Montgomery County. In his free time, he enjoys his horses and his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
- Alabama, U.S. District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama (1989)
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1989)
- Alabama State Bar
- Alabama Association for Justice
- Montgomery County Bar Association
- Montgomery County Association for Justice
- American Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
- Montgomery County Trial Lawyers
- Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
- AV Rated
- Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (J.D., 1989)
- Auburn University at Montgomery (B.S., 1986)
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