U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
B.A., University of Georgia, 2018
J.D., Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, 2022 (Magna Cum Laude)
Ben Tuten is an associate in Oliver Maner’s litigation department. His practice focuses on county and municipal liability, public entity law, correctional defense litigation, and business litigation.
A native of Savannah, Georgia, Mr. Tuten graduated from the University of Georgia in 2018, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He then attended the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University where he received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 2022. While in law school, Mr. Tuten spent time interning with a commercial litigation firm based out of Atlanta and as a summer associate at Oliver Maner.
During law school, Mr. Tuten was a member of the Mercer Law Review. He authored a case note that was published in the Mercer Law Review. He competed with the Mercer Law Moot Court Team, participating in the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition in 2021 and 2022, as well as the Emory University School of Law Civil Rights and Liberties Competition in 2021. For his participation, he was inducted into the Order of the Barristers upon graduation. In addition, Mr. Tuten was a member of the Brainerd Currie Honor Society, the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, and the William A. Bootle Inn of Court.
Mr. Tuten is currently a member of the Savannah Bar Association. Outside of the firm, he volunteers his time as an Adult Exploring Advisor with the Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America through their Law & Government Exploring Program.