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Monica A Benson - Fort Worth, TX

Overton South Professional Bldg4763 Barwick DriveSuite 100 Fort Worth, TX 76132- 1500

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Updated: 07/26/2021

Fort Worth Elder Law Lawyer


Monica A. Benson is a Certified Elder Law Attorney* who has spent her 15 year career assisting clients with elder law needs...

About Monica A Benson

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Guardianship
  • Medicaid Planning


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2005

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, as certified by the National Elder Law Foundation and recognized by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, Member (Past President 2014-15, President 2013-14, President-Elect 2012-13, Treasurer 2011-12, Board of Directors 2008-11)
  • Board of Directors, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys ( Texas Chapter, 2017- Present)
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law, Elder Law and Wills and Estates Clinic
  • Guardianship and Divorce, 2019 Elder Law Conference, Galveston, Texas, August 2019
  • Medicaid and IRAs, Disability and Elder Law Attorney Association – Houston, March 2019
  • Tarrant Area Gerontological Society Conference, “Guardianships,” March 2016
  • Fort Worth Paralegal Association, “Elder Law,” November 2015
  • Alzheimer’s Association Spring Symposium, “Medicaid Qualification, Planning and Troubleshooting,” March 2015
  • Guardianship Bootcamp, Tarrant County Bar Association and Tarrant County Probate Court No. One, “Long Term Care Funding,” January 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chancellor, Trinity Episcopal Church Foundation, Fort Worth
  • Board of Directors, Cliburn 180°, Van Cliburn Foundation, 2016-2018


  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas, May, 2005
    Juris Doctor
  • Texas A&M University, May, 2002
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Major: History


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Published Works

  • Palliative Care Team, Texas Health Resources, April 2018
  • Legal and Financial Decision Making, First United Methodist Church, series on dementia and caregiving, October 2017
  • HICAP Benefits Counselor Training for the Area Agency on Aging, “Overview of Elder Law,” June 2016
  • Guardianship and Divorce, 2019

Office Information


Overton South Professional Bldg4763 Barwick DriveSuite 100 Fort Worth, TX 76132- 1500


  • 817-263-5197


Other Sources of Feedback About Monica A. Benson

Included on the 2023 Texas list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Texas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Monica A. Benson on Super Lawyers


  • Texas Monthly Super Lawyers, Elder Law, 2020
  • Texas Monthly Super Lawyer Rising Star in the field of Elder Law for 2010 and 2014-2019, a designation awarded to no more than 2.5% of eligible attorneys. (Super Lawyers is a Thompson Reuters service.)
  • Top Attorney, Elder Law, by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine from 2010-2020
  • Top Attorney, Elder Law, 360 West Magazine, 2017-2020

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