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Benjamin D. Gilchrist


Benjamin D. Gilchrist


Practice Groups

Construction, Consumer Law Defense, Real Estate Litigation, Trust and Estates Litigation

Industry Groups

Construction, Financial Services, Real Estate and Residential Property Management


Mr. Gilchrist is a litigation attorney, focusing his practice in the areas of construction, real estate, consumer law defense, and trust and estates litigation.

Mr. Gilchrist has experience managing complex construction defect cases involving multiple parties. His practice includes taking depositions, preparing pleadings, and drafting and arguing dispositive motions. Mr. Gilchrist also has experience with land-use issues, including zoning disputes.

Mr. Gilchrist graduated cum laude from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. He is licensed in Minnesota, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Education & Admissions


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2021
    • Dean's Award
    • Dean's List
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth, B.A., 2018

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina

Professional & Civic

Bar Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Civil Litigation Section
    • Construction Law Section
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation
  • Associated General Contractors of Minnesota