Benjamin H. Elson
People’s Law Office, Chicago
Ben Elson is a partner at the People’s Law Office in Chicago. His practice focuses on representing victims of police and other governmental misconduct in civil rights cases, including people who have been wrongfully convicted, subjected to police brutality, and denied medical attention. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Elson serves as an editor of the Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Law Report, published by Thomson West, and is on the Board of Directors of the National Police Accountability Project of the National Lawyers Guild.