Benjamin C. Struby

Ben Struby is a litigation attorney who focuses his practice on bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights. Ben represents clients in the matter areas of title insurance claims, breach of contract, suits on note, collections, tax sales, lien priority, condemnation/eminent domain, residential and commercial evictions and commercial real estate purchases. More specifically, he has represented creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 Bankruptcy proceedings, as well as assist clients with sales and rental managements of foreclosed properties. In addition, Ben assists loan servicing clients develop and implement compliance policies and procedures.

Ben has served as a member of the Attorney Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri.



  • Panelist, "Stay Relief Issues - Western District Session," 2023 Annual Bankruptcy Institute, March 31, 2023
  • Presenter, "Co-op Law," Chapter 12 Conference Farm Reorganization, Association of Chapter 12 Trustees, July 30, 2021
  • Speaker, "Annual Bankruptcy Institute," The Missouri Bar, 2017
  • Speaker, "Landlord Tenant Law Update," Sterling Education Services, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Speaker, "Foreclosure Law Update," Missouri Creditors' Bar, Inc., 2014
  • Speaker, "The Real Impact of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act," USFN, 2010


  • Author, Post-Foreclosure Remedies: Wrongful Foreclosure, Lender Liability, Unlawful Detainer, and Eviction, The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2014
  • Author, Should Banks Become Landlords?, Servicing Management Magazine, December 2012
  • Author, How to Preserve a Property Following Foreclosure, Servicing Management Magazine, July 2012
  • Author, Eviction Edicts: The PTFA Undergoes Further Refinement, Servicing Management Magazine, October 2011
  • Author, New Legislation re: Eviction After Foreclosure Sale, USFN E-Update, May 2009

Professional Affiliations

  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri, Attorney Advisory Committee Member, 2016 - 2018

Community Involvement

  • Job One KC, Board Member, present
  • Johnson County Library Foundation, Board of Directors, 2022-present
  • Rose Brooks Center, Safe Futures Brunch, Event co-host, 2019


  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America©, 2023-2024
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Kellie Bennett

Court Memberships

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri 


University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 2004

Doane College, B.A. English, 2001