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Monica Ann Benson

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Monica A. Benson is a Certified Elder Law Attorney* who has spent her almost 20 year career assisting clients with elder law needs. She represents clients in a number of different areas, including drafting estate planning documents such as wills, trusts, and powers of attorney; probate matters for estates of all sizes, whether the decedent died with or without a will; guardianship matters, where she represents guardians, wards, or serves as a court-appointed attorney; and Medicaid planning, helping clients determine, obtain and maintain eligibility. Monica also helps teach the next generations of attorneys as an Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, teaching Elder Law, and helped start a practical skills Wills and Estates Clinic.


  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: History

Classes & Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Elder Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, 2013 to Present
  • Medicaid and IRAs, Disability and Elder Law Attorney Association – Houston, March, 2019
  • "Elder Law", Fort Worth Paralegal Association, November, 2015
  • "Guardianship and Divorce", UTCLE, 2019 Elder Law Conference, August, 2019

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Chancellor, Trinity Episcopal Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Cliburn 180, Van Cliburn Foundation, 2016 to 2018

Professional Associations

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2005 to Present
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, Member, 2005 to Present

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation, 2012

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law 30%
  • Estate Planning 20%
  • Probate 20%
  • Guardianship 10%
  • Medicaid Planning 20%

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2005


  • English

Past Positions

  • Katten Benson, Associate, 2005 to 2012