Mary Benton

Mary Benton serves as a Veterans Law Specialist at The Veterans Consortium's Pro Bono Program (TVC). As a member of the Litigation team, Mary staffs the Informational Helpline for pro se appellants and works with case management to support veterans and TVC’s services. She assists the Case Evaluation & Litigation team by screening cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Prior to this role, Mary was a Legal Assistant for TVC's Discharge Upgrade Program, sponsored by the DAV Charitable Service Trust.

Mary is a graduate of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (J.D.), Kings College London (M.A.) and the University of Scranton (B.A.). During law school, Mary was a Student Advocate for the Robert W. Entenmann Veterans Law Clinic and helped Veterans obtain disability benefits and discharge upgrades.

To contact Mary or for more information on The Veterans Consortium, please reach out to her at