Benton G. Ross was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas. He graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee before going 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 on oilfield injuries, 18-wheeler cases, explosion cases, industrial accidents, and catastrophic injury cases. Since joining The Monsour Law Firm in 2012, Benton has achieved tens of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. 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 been named a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2014. Benton has also had success in the appellate arena, most recently winning a Fifth Circuit appeal in the case 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, cooking, barbequing, playing music, and spending time with his wife and children.