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Supreme Court or the United States
Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, Eastern District of Oklahoma (Fed)
District of Colorado (Fed)
Northern District of Texas (Fed)
State of Colorado
State of Texas


Juris Doctor
Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA
Bachelor of Arts (American Studies)
University of California, Berkley, CA

Areas of Practice
  • Criminal law
  • Insurance law
  • Litigation
  • Native American law
Legal Experience

Assistant United States Attorney (Criminal)
Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma
Director of Development
Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA
Associate Attorney – Civil Litigation
Heuser & Heuser, L.L.P., Colorado Springs, CO
Associate Attorney – Civil Litigation
LeHouillier & Associates, Colorado Springs, CO
Deputy District Attorney
4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Colorado Springs, CO
Certified Law Clerk, Intern
Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office

Military Experience

United States Marine Corps (2000 – 2008)
Captain, Company Commander
Captain, Task Force
Honorably Discharged

Community Involvement

American Legion
Gold Star Family


During his outstanding career, Ben Gifford has demonstrated his ability to practice law in the highest courts in the country. He has successfully prosecuted a wide range of legal matters for local district attorney offices as well as those of the Department of Justice. His ability to organize and convene legal conferences, conduct copious amount of significant research and writings demonstrate his ability to manage large, complex projects.

Professional Associations

Texas Bar Association
Marine Corps League
American Legion
Gold Star Family
Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, Board of Advisors


Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution
Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA