Benjamin P. Varenhorst graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in May of 2020. During his time at UMKC School of Law, Ben was involved as a staff member for the UMKC Law Review, and as a member of the Student Bar Association. In addition, Ben practiced as a Rule 13 student attorney for the UMKC Abandoned Housing Clinic, representing the Land Bank of Kansas City in clearing titles of abandoned homes and properties in the Kansas City area. Further, during his time at UMKC, Ben worked with the Kansas City Housing Preservation Taskforce to develop a game plan in order to help keep properties financed through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit affordable for low-income residents.
Ben grew up, with his eight siblings, in Wichita, KS. Prior to Law School, he studied at Wichita State University. Ben graduated cum laude in 2016 from Wichita State with degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology. During his undergraduate studies, Ben coached high school soccer for two years. Following his graduation from WSU, Ben worked for a non-profit fighting for victims impacted by DUIs and was an integral part of their court watch program determined to lower recidivism rates of offenders. Over the years, Ben has developed a passion to help those that are in need of legal help. Through his education and experience Ben has the skills and ability to tackle complex legal issues.
Benjamin P. Varenhorst is licensed in Missouri and the Western District of Missouri with plans to be licensed in the State of Kansas by the end of 2020.