Ben completed his J.D. at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law. He served as a Student Representative on the Student Affairs and Governance Committee of the Student’s Law Society, and was a Co-President of the Labour and Employment Law Society in his second year. In his volunteer work at Downtown Legal Services, he appeared before various administrative tribunals. Before his career in the law, Ben received degrees from Redeemer University College and McMaster University and was a crew manager at a masonry construction company.