Benson Everett Legg

Personal

Birthday: 
1947
Birthplace: 
Baltimore, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Frank A. Kaufman, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1973-1974
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1975-1991

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Maryland
Court Name: 

Maryland District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/16/1991
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/8/2012
Termination Date: 
2/6/2013
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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