Clement Wheatley is pleased to announce that Benjamin (Ben) F. Sharpe has joined the firm as Associate Attorney.
Ben is a Southside native and a graduate of Martinsville High School. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2011 and earned his law degree in 2014 from Elon University School of Law. While in law school he worked at the law firm of Smith, James, Rowlett & Cohen in Greensboro, NC.
Ben has served as Judicial Clerk of the Circuit Court for the City of Danville, and as Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for the Danville Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted and tried misdemeanor and felony cases.
Ben will focus on litigation, creditor’s rights, and traffic law. Active in the community, Ben serves on the board of the Danville Speech and Hearing Center, the Board of Zoning Appeals for Martinsville City, the Martinsville/Henry County Ducks Unlimited Committee, and he is Treasurer of the Danville Bar Association.
Founded in 1936, Clement Wheatley is based in Southern Virginia. The firm handles civil litigation, insurance claims and defense, issues related to banks and banking, general business law, wills, trusts and estates, creditor’s rights, commercial real estate, healthcare issues, family law, taxation, bankruptcy, and construction law. Attorneys in the firm focus on specific areas of the law, developing a keen understanding of the related issues. The firm’s team-oriented approach provides an exceptional service and value to clients.