University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. (1994)

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B.A. (1991)

Bar Admissions

Florida Bar

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


Ben Hutson

Ben Hutson lives in Gainesville, Florida with his wife of 23 years, Denise, and their two children, Colleen and Jack. He is passionate about the law and enjoys helping people through difficult times.

Honors and Distinctions

Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law, 2006 - present

Rated 10.0/10.0 by Avvo™

Named to Florida Super Lawyers®, 2010

Representative Activities

Adjunct Professor of Trial Practice at the University of Florida Levin College of Law

Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association (President, 2001)

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), Eighth Judicial Circuit Chapter (President, 2014-5; Chapter Representative State Board 2017-)

Master, James C. Adkins, Jr. Inn of Court

Florida Bar Grievance Committee 8A (Chair, 2006)

Faculty, Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program at the University of Florida Levin College of Law

Rotary International

Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section

Florida Bar Criminal Lawyers Section

Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Litigation Section

Other Activities


Hiking local state parks