Benedict C. Di Duca, Esq.
Benedict C. “Ben” Di Duca is licensed to practice law in the State of California, admitted to practice law in the United States District Court, Eastern District, and is a member of the Mediation Panel for the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District. Mr. Di Duca earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2001 from Cal Northern School of Law. He has received advanced training in trial advocacy, presentation of evidence, evidentiary foundations, and deposition techniques. After his admission to the bar in 2001, Mr. Di Duca left private practice to serve as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Colusa, State of California. He later returned to private practice, founding the firm that is now Di Duca Ellingson, APC. Mr. Di Duca oversees all business and real estate transactions and all matters related to general construction law and litigation.
Mr. Di Duca was first licensed as a California General Building Contractor in 1977 and, for more than 25 years, performed work on private and public works projects throughout California. Presently, Mr. Di Duca is a license General Building Contractor and General Engineering Contractor.
Mr. Di Duca brings to the firm his substantial knowledge of business transactions, real estate development, and the construction industry, including construction methods, contracting, project management, payment disputes, construction claims, delay claims, and critical path scheduling. Mr. Di Duca’s experience in business and the construction industry sets him apart in the profession.
Jennifer L. Ellingson, Esq.
Ms. Ellingson is a partner with Di Duca Ellingson, APC. She uses a performance based approach with the practice of law, and pays exceptional attention to detail. She concentrates on estate planning, trust administration, elder law, construction law, and land use.
Ms. Ellingson is a compassionate advocate with a relentless commitment to her craft and genuine empathy for each and every client. She assisted in family law with the pro per order clinic in Butte County Superior Court and genuinely enjoys serving in her community.
Ms. Ellingson received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University. She graduated valedictorian from Cal Northern School of Law, where she earned eight Witkin awards and the Dean’s Scholarship for highest GPA each school year. Ms. Ellingson also served as the President of the Cal Northern School of Law Student Bar Association.
Ms. Ellingson is the President of North State Relief, a California 501(c)3 public benefit corporation and the Treasurer of the Pleasant Valley High School Music Booster Club, Inc., a California 501(c)3 public benefit corporation.
Ms. Ellingson is admitted to practice law in California by the State Bar of California, as well as in federal court. She a member of the Butte County Bar Association.