Terrence J. Benshoof holds a law degree (J.D.) and a Master of Law in taxation (LL.M.) from De Paul University. He has more than 48 years of experience in a variety of family, taxation, and business law areas. Mr. Benshoof is of counsel to the firm of Calabrese Associates, P.C., in Warrenville, Illinois. As a practitioner, he has focused, in the family law area, on matters concerning divorce actions involving military spouses, military pay and benefit issues, retired pay division, and application of the Service Members Civil Relief Act. He also practices in the area of general taxation, business tax planning, trusts and estates, real estate, and commercial litigation. A retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General's Corps, he serves as National Judge Advocate (general counsel) for the 45,000 member Reserve Officers Association of the United States, and has served on its Board of Directors for five years. He is currently the Referendary General (Chief Judge of the Tribunal) of the Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton, Illinois.