ROCKFORD, Ill. (Nov. 13, 2023) – The law firm WilliamsMcCarthy LLP announced the recent addition of Associate Benjamin W. Kimes. His practice will focus on civil litigation, commercial litigation, and personal injury law.
Before joining WilliamsMcCarthy LLP, Kimes served as a law clerk in the Winnebago County Court House and a legal staffer with several law firms in Rockford, Illinois. He also was selected as a summer associate at WilliamsMcCarthy in May 2022, gaining broad experience and supporting attorneys and cases in Business/Corporate Law and Litigation practice areas.
Kimes earned his Juris Doctor from University of Illinois College of Law in May 2023 and his Bachelor of Art from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2020.
“We are thrilled to welcome Benjamin as an associate after his successful tenure as a summer associate at WilliamsMcCarthy,” said Troy Haggestad, president of the firm. “He is a shining example of the value our summer associate program brings, showcasing dedication, talent, and a commitment to excellence. We’re excited about the value Ben brings to our clients as he furthers his legal practice at WilliamsMcCarthy.”
In his spare time, Benjamin is involved in the Leadership Rockford program and enjoys spending time with family and friends on the golf course.