Benjamin W. Reed was born and raised in Murphysboro Illinois. After graduating from Murphysboro High School, Ben attended Illinois State University and studied cinematography. Graduating in 2005, Ben worked in Chicago, IL, and Tucson, AZ, before deciding to study law. In 2008, Ben moved back to Southern Illinois and attended Southern Illinois University Law School, graduating in 2012. He has joined his father Gerry at the firm. His areas of practice include family law, criminal law, labor law, and administrative law. When he isn’t working, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, daughter Eloise and his dog Seven.