Ben H. Darby, Jr.

Ben H. Darby, Jr. was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri.  He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Missouri in 1969 and his juris doctor degree from the University of Florida in 1972.  Mr. Darby has been practicing in Lakeland, Florida since 1972.  His areas of practice include elder law, estate planning, guardianship, probate, Medicaid planning, and local government law.  Mr. Darby is a member of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Local Government Law Section of the Florida Bar, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), and the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA).  Ben and his wife Sadie have been married for 42 years, and they have one child, Timothy B. Darby, whose profile appears below.