Benjamin T. Swain

Benjamin T. Swain

Lancaster, Ohio

Ben received his bachelor's degree from Ohio University in 2004 and his juris doctorate from Capital University Law School in 2007, and was admitted to the Ohio Bar that same year. Ben joined Stebelton Snider in the Spring of 2012. Prior to joining Stebelton Snider, Ben spent four years as a Special Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Fairfield County Child Support Enforcement Agency. Currently, his skills are utilized in the firm's Family Law, Juvenile Law, and Adoption Law areas.

Ben is a member of the Fairfield County and Ohio State Bar Associations. He is a Past President of the Fairfield County Bar Association and serves on the Domestic Relations Committee and Legal Aid - Civil Committee. He is also Past President of the Board of Directors for AHA! A Hands-on Adventure A Children’s Museum.

Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Relations
  • Juvenile Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Adoption Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2007


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Honors: Order of the Curia
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Political Science - Public Administration


  • Ethics/Professionalism, Ohio Child Support Directors Association, 2009
  • Child Support Enforcement Agency - Enforcement Update, Fairfield County Bar Association, 2012
  • Domestic Relations and Estate Planning, Estate Planning Council, 2013
  • Panelist Pre-Law Days, Ohio University, 2014
  • Grandparent Rights, Ohio Adoption Roundtable, 2015
  • Negotiating With Children Services When Adoptions Fail, Ohio Adoption Roundtable, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fairfield County Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, President, 2014 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Child Support Enforcement Agency, Special Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 2008 - 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Clinic Volunteer, 2008 - Present
  • Domestic Relations Court Helpdesk