Ben A. Machida

Ben A. Machida, Associate at Michel & Associates, P.C.


Mr. Machida’s primary practice areas are firearms regulatory compliance, restoration of civil rights, and civil rights and business litigation.

Before joining Michel & Associates, P.C., Mr. Machida worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Richard D. Huffman in the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit. There he gained valuable experience and insight into the practice of both civil and criminal litigation. He benefited immensely from seeing litigation from a judges’s perspective.

Mr. Machida earned his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego in 2010. He graduated cum laude from California Western School of Law in 2013. While in law school, Mr. Machida was awarded a Distinguished Advocate Award in appellate advocacy, and competed on the school’s National Appellate Moot Court team. Mr. Machida also served as an associate writer and editor on the California Western Law Review and International Law Journal.

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