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Legg, Benson Everett

Born 1947 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on May 15, 1991, to a seat vacated by Paul V. Niemeyer. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission on September 16, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2003-2010. Assumed senior status on June 8, 2012. Service terminated on February 6, 2013, due to retirement.

Princeton University, A.B., 1970
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:

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