Ken’s practice involves all areas of commercial and residential real estate law. Prior to joining PLG Law, Ken Benton served as the managing partner for Baucom, Claytor, Benton Morgan & Wood, P.A. and has practiced with the firm since 1974 after graduation from Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His primary focus of practice is in commercial and residential real estate law with experience in all phases of those areas. Over the course of his tenure, he has managed hundreds of real estate closings and is highly proficient in lease and contract negotiating and drafting. In addition, Mr. Benton practices in the areas of corporate law and estate planning. Mr. Benton has been rated by his fellow attorneys in the Martindale Hubbell registry as “AV Preeminent” (the highest ranking )in his fields of practice and was named as one of North Carolina’s Legal Elite in the area of real estate law in the publication of 2013 rankings of attorneys in North Carolina.
Areas of Practice
Commercial Real Estate Law
Residential Real Estate Law
North Carolina, 1974
U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1974
Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina, J.D. – 1974
Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, B.A. – 1971
Professional Associations and Memberships
26th Judicial District, Member
North Carolina State Bar, Member
North Carolina Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Baucom, Claytor, Benton Morgan & Wood, P.A.