Ben’s extensive legal background brings a unique and informed perspective to the Ross & Shoalmire team. After graduating from Baylor Law School, Ben immediately began working at one of the nation’s premier plaintiff litigation firms – Nix, Patterson & Roach. Ben practiced in state and federal courts throughout the country representing a wide-range of individual and corporate clients in matters involving catastrophic personal injury litigation, sophisticated multi-party patent infringement matters, and complex product liability matters cases. His experience with settlement and resolution of high-stakes complex litigation matters brings unique insight into Ross & Shoalmire’s asset protection, estate, and corporate formation planning.
Ben’s passion for the law centers on helping individuals in their time of need. There is no better way for him to do so than at Ross & Shoalmire by assisting individuals of all ages protect their health and assets and care for their family’s unique needs. Ben regularly helps individuals and families in the following areas:
Advance Medicaid planning and Medicaid applications
Special needs planning
Ben also speaks to civic and community groups throughout Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas on a variety of elder law and asset protection issues. He has also co-hosted the Aging Insight radio program.
Ben’s roots are grounded in Northeast Texas. He was born and raised in Pittsburg, Texas and he returned to the area when he moved to Texarkana after graduating from Texas A&M University – College Station and Baylor Law School. While pursuing his degrees in Business Management and his law degree, Ben excelled both academically and in other areas of college. Ben was a member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets, Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, and prestigious Ross Volunteer Company, Articles Editor Editor of the Texas Practice and Procedure edition