The Experience We Deserve.
Ben Karpf is uniquely qualified to serve on the Superior Court bench. Ben is in private practice and also currently serves as a part-time Chatham County Magistrate Judge, where he has presided over hundreds of criminal and civil hearings.
Ben is frequently recognized by his peers for his legal work. He has been named among the “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend magazine and was also recognized as one of “Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business” by Generation NEXT.
Active in our community, Ben serves on the Board of Directors of The Creative Coast and the Board of Governors of the Savannah Jewish Federation. He is a 2014 graduate of the Leadership Savannah program.
Ben earned his law degree with honors from Georgetown University. He also earned his Master’s degree from Georgetown and a B.A. from George Washington University, following high school in Savannah.
The Fairness We Expect.
The citizens of Chatham County deserve a justice system that will protect each individual’s rights while also holding people accountable for their actions. As Superior Court Judge, Ben Karpf will strive to uphold the principles of Fairness, Justice, and Accountability.
Over the past several years, the Chatham County Superior Court has implemented programs designed to fast-track cases involving the most serious crimes and increase the Court’s overall efficiency. The Major Crimes Division has been an unqualified success. Ben will work with his fellow judges to continue the success of these programs and to expand the reach and impact of accountability courts. Ben Karpf will give each matter before him his thoughtful attention and ensure his courtroom is accessible to all.
The Dedication We Need.
Ben Karpf was born in Savannah. His family has lived in our community for more than 100 years.
Ben has worked hard to build a professional reputation and establish a legal career in Chatham County. He feels lucky to raise his family here. At the core of the Karpf family is the dedication to serve the community. He will continue that legacy of service.