Hon. Benson E. Legg See Rating Details
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Average Rating:7.6 - 5 rating(s)
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*Temperament:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Scholarship:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Industriousness:   (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
*Ability to Handle Complex Litigation:    (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Punctuality:    (1=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
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What others have said about Hon. Benson E. Legg


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 18935
Judge Legg is an excellent draw in a civil case. It is a pleasure to appear before him. He is courteous, fairminded, and possessed of a good sense of humor. He takes a practical approach to cases and he is even handed. Judge Legg is very smart and well educated. A top federal judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 18914
I represented a plaintiff in a civil, race and sex discrimination case against a private corporation.
Judge Legg scheduled an all day settlement conference.
He was admirably well prepared.
He was courteous to everyone present during the day long negotiations.
He stayed overtime, until 6:00 p.m. assisting counsel and the parties with settlement negotiations.
This case was my first and only case assigned to his docket.
It was gratifying experience to work before such an excellent judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 12690
A pure right wing hack who will ignore the most settled of legal precedents to further his ideology. His pro-business, anti civil rights stance his well-reflected in his decisions, as are his financial contributions to Pres. George H.W. Bush.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 7485
Loves corporations and believes that suits against them are eroding the fabric of America.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 6701
If you're a lawyer still trying to learn, this is a great judge to appear before.