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Ben Tobey, Esq.
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The Historic John Price Carr House
200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

Ben Tobey grew up in the Lake Norman community in Denver, North Carolina and graduated from East Lincoln High School. Mr. Tobey continued his education at Pfeiffer University where he received a golf scholarship and played on the varsity men’s golf team for four years. At Pfeiffer he received numerous athletic and academic honors.

After graduating magna cum laude from Pfeiffer University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Pre-Law Studies, Mr. Tobey attended law school at North Carolina Central University School of Law on an academic scholarship. While a law student Mr. Tobey served as an editor and senior editor of the North Carolina Central University School of Law Bio-pharmaceutical and Technology Law Review. While managing the rigorous study schedule associated with law school, Mr. Tobey also clerked part time for a plaintiff’s personal injury firm in Durham, North Carolina. Early on in his law career he learned the value of skilled advocacy.

Following law school, Mr. Tobey returned to the Charlotte area and began his law practice as a plaintiff’s lawyer and handled all sorts of civil litigation matters. Mr. Tobey has significant experience litigating cases in both superior and federal courts of North Carolina, litigating traumatic brain injuries, catastrophic personal injuries, clergy abuse cases, mass actions and class actions.

At Arnold & Smith, PLLC, Mr. Tobey focusses his practice on family law matters such as divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and equitable distribution and other matrimonial law matters. In addition to family law Mr. Tobey also practices other civil litigation matters.

When Mr. Tobey is not working, he enjoys cooking, hiking with his dog Chief, boating, golfing and spending time with his family and friends.


J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law, 2016
Dean’s List, Law Review

B.A., Political Science, Pfeiffer University, 2013

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice North Carolina
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North Carolina State Bar

American Association for Justice

North Carolina Advocates for Justice