Benton G. Ross, was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas. He graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, then went on to study law at Texas Tech. Benton graduated from law school with the highest honors and among the top ten students in his class.
Once out of law school, Benton focused his practice on representing people hurt by defective products with a focus on burn victims. In November, 2010, Benton was part of a trial team that achieved a $6.2 million verdict against a gasoline container manufacturer in the Federal District court in Utah.
Currently, Benton focuses his practice on oilfield injuries, 18-wheeler cases, explosion cases, industrial accidents, defective products, and other catastrophic injury cases. Since joining The Monsour Law Firm in 2012, Benton has achieved tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. The National Trial Lawyers recognized Benton as a Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff's lawyer in 2021 and again 2022. Benton has been selected as a Rising Star in the Texas legal community every year from 2014 to 2022. Benton is a lifetime member of the Million Dollard Advocates' Forum - an organization for those who have secured verdicts or settlements of over $1 million for an individual client.
Benton has also been effective as appellate advocate in both state and federal courts. Recently, Benton effected a change in Fifth Circuit federal venue transfer law by successfully briefing and arguing the case that has been published in the Federal Reporter as Franco v. Mabe Trucking Co., 3 F.4th 788 (5th Cir. 2021).
In his spare time, Benton enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, fishing, camping, and spending time with his wife and two children.