Lawyers

Benjamin C. Helquist Partner

Ben Helquist’s representation of injured safety personnel has included complex litigation, detailed appellate work, and the frequent deposition of medical evaluators. In 2015, Ben was named a Partner at Straussner Sherman.

Before joining Straussner Sherman, Ben attended law school at the University of Oregon where he graduated in the top 15% of his class. During school, Ben focused on criminal prosecution and legal writing. Ben spent his final year of law school as an intern for the Lane County District Attorney where he successfully tried misdemeanor and minor felony offenses. 

After graduation, Ben worked with the Ventura County District Attorney where he participated in numerous criminal prosecutions. Thereafter, Ben began work at Straussner Sherman where he has litigated extensively on behalf of injured safety personnel.