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William Benjamin King

William Benjamin King

  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation...
  • Colorado
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Ben 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 (SCOTUS). 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 is solely focused on family law.

Mr. King has received the honorable designation of SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2019. This honor is bestowed on less than 2.5% of the lawyers in Colorado. Ben is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and holding "High Ethical Standing." This anonymous peer rated review is reserved as an award for the highest level of professional excellence. Starting in 2019, Ben was also named to "Best Lawyers" for family law in Denver.

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.

Contact Mr. King today to assist with your divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, and spousal maintenance issues.

University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
Activities: Litigation Skills Program
University of Colorado - Boulder
B.S. (2010) | Business Management & Marketing
Activities: Marketing Director for the Management Futures Business Club
Articles & Publications
Colorado Bench Bar Book for Domestic Judiciary
Colorado Bar Association
PRE Privileged and Confidential? Maybe Neither!
Family Law Section Newsletter
The Pandora's Box of NSFOP Use: Locating and Using "Not Selected for Official Publication" Cases in Trial Court
Colorado Bar Association
Collaborative Divorce
What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?
The Intersection of Estate Planning and Divorce: An Introduction to Trust Issues in Divorce.
Wealthcounsel, LLC
What Constitutes Income for Child Support Purposes?
McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C.
The Discovery Phase of a Divorce or Custody Case
McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C.
Pets in Divorce
McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C.
Denver Bar Association
The Docket
Spoliation of Evidence: Now What do I do?
Colorado Bar Association
When a PC/DM Goes Too Far
Colorado Bar Association
Family Law Legislation: A Brave New World
Law Week Colorado
Speaking Engagements
The Intersection of Estate Planning and Divorce: An Introduction to Trust Issues in Divorce, Continuing Legal Education accredited in Various States, Nationwide Webinar CLE
Wealthcounsel, LLC
The Pandora's Box of NSFOP Use, Family Law Spring Update 2019, Colorado Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association CLE
Introduction to Divorce Issues in Colorado
Second Saturday
Assisted as a volunteer attorney at low cost woman's workshop that covers the legal, financial, and social issues of divorce. We help attendees take the next step by providing unbiased information and resources, no matter where women are in the process of untying the knot. This non-profit workshop serves women experiencing or anticipating divorce by providing an understanding of options available and next steps to take in the dissolution process. Participants also discover community resources available, and additionally, participants have the opportunity to meet with other women experiencing similar life changes.
Economic Misconduct in Divorce, University of Colorado School of Law
University of Colorado Law School
Guest Lecture for Professor Jennifer Hendricks.
Collaborative Law Certified
Colorado Bar Association Public And Legal Services
Mediation Training
University of Miami School of Law
Best Lawyers for Colorado Family Law
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers Family Law Denver
Best Lawyers
Attorney W. Benjamin King was named to Best Lawyers for Denver family law in 2019. Mr. King humbly accepts this award with gratitude. Best Lawyers is widely considered to be the first and foremost resource for identifying the best legal talent worldwide. Best Lawyers provides lists of peer-reviewed and recommended lawyers as a guide to the best individuals and firms in their fields through a proven methodology. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on anonymous peer review from other attorneys. Best Lawyers methodology is specifically designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. This distinguished award is granted only to an attorney currently recognized by Best Lawyers for his or her remarkable talent and high-ethical standing in the legal industry.
AV Preeminent
Rising Star
Client's Choice
Professional Associations
Arapahoe County Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association Public And Legal Services
Denver Source for Collaborative Divorce
American Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Douglas-Elbert Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association Family Law Executive Council
Faculty of Federal Advocates
Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee (MDIC)
Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL) Board of Governors
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
10th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Collections
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W. Ben King, Attorney at Law
Contact & Map
McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. Offices
8310 South Valley Highway
Suite 250
Englewood, CO 80112
Telephone: (303) 649-0999
Fax: (303) 649-0990