Anna Benjamin '08 has been selected as Champaign County's newest associate judge. Benjamin, who currently practices family law at Champaign-based firm Meyer Capel, will fill the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Judge Brian McPheters.
Benjamin has spent her entire legal career at Meyer Capel, starting as a law clerk during law school in 2006. She will continue to lean on her family law background in her new role, as she will hear mostly those types of cases.
According to a quote in the News Gazette, Benjamin was the unanimous selection of the circuit judges. She will be sworn in the morning of December 12, 2017.
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