At the Law Offices of Benjamin F. Shoemaker, LLC our belief is that successful people need to focus on what they do best and then gather a team of experts to collaborate on the rest.  As a result, we collaborate with successful financial planners, CPAs, insurance agents, and other attorneys to guarantee that our clients have a fully-developed plan for their life and business.


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Ben was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma, Ben moved to North Carolina to work for Young Life. He married his best friend, Kristen, and they quickly started a growing family. After 6 years in Christian ministry, Ben helped expand a regional family-owned business in Charleston, South Carolina. While helping run a business, Ben decided to pursue his growing passion, the law. Three years later, Ben graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law. 

The Shoemakers moved to the Atlanta area in 2014 when Ben accepted the job as serving as in-house counsel and director of risk management for the Boosterthon Fun Run. After 3 incredible years with Boosterthon, Ben began working in the investment world focusing on charitable giving, estate-planning, and complex gifts. With experience in family-owned businesses, estate-planning, and non-profits, Ben is perfectly positioned to assist your business or family in all its legal needs. 

When not working, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 kids. He is a member and elder at Perimeter Church in Johns Creek. He is passionate about working out with his F3 brothers and cheering on his beloved Oklahoma Sooners.

 

Education and Accomplishments

University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctorate

  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Cum Laude, 2013

  • Member, Federalist Society

  • Order of Wig and Robe

  • CALI Awards: Coastal Law and Construction Law

University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Arts

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 2002

LICENSURE

  • Licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia and South Carolina

  • Wealth Counsel Member

  • Member, Real Property Division of Georgia Bar

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member ABA Real Property and Trusts Section

  • Member, Federalist Society

  • Member, Christian Legal Society

  • Member, Business Law Section of Georgia Bar

  • Member, North Fulton Bar Association