A. Benjamin Horton
Benjamin Horton has over 18 years of legal experience as a civil litigator, real estate title attorney, and as general practitioner. He acts as outside general counsel to several local businesses, and maintains a general legal practice in the areas of Wills/Trust and Estate Planning, Estate Administration/Probate, Traffic Matters, some civil matters and Real Estate.
In addition to his legal practice Ben also works with Monarch Title, Inc., conducting real estate settlements in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He has been an active participant in all aspects of the title and escrow industry since 2005, and has lectured and instructed clients, Realtors, business owners, and the like, on issues ranging from premises liability, including sports venues, risk exposure, fair housing, foreclosures, bankruptcy, legislative issues as they relate to real property, agency, and more.
As a trial attorney over the years, Ben has litigated hundreds of cases, many to summary disposition and verdict. He has also been counsel on matters which resulted in appellate decisions in both Maryland and the District including: District of Columbia v. Arnold & Porter and Millard v. Boys Home of Baltimore.
Benjamin is a graduate of the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland (1991), Bucknell University (B.A.) in Lewisburg, Pennslyvania (1995), and the Columbus School of Law - Catholic University of America (J.D.) in Washington, D.C. (1998).
He is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America, the United States District Courts for Maryland and for the District of Columbia, a member of the United States Court of Claims, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. Additionally, Benjamin is a member of the bars of both the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.