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Megan Benevento promotes fair elections in Montgomery County
in Civil Rights
June 28th, 2018
On Tuesday, June 26, Joseph Greenwald & Laake attorney Megan Benevento served as Chief Judge of a voting precinct for the Montgomery County Board of Elections. In her capacity as Chief Judge, Megan worked to ensure fair and accessible elections for all voters and to protect the integrity of the election process.
Chief Judge, the highest of Election Day appointments, is vital to ensuring transparent and efficient elections operations. Each precinct is staffed with two chief judges of different party affiliations. The Chief Judges work together to coordinate pre-election and Election Day activities and make sure that the elections are conducted in accordance with Maryland and federal laws.
In addition to her service as a Chief Judge, Megan has an extensive community service record. In her professional capacity, she has dedicated herself to protecting and enforcing the rights of vulnerable populations. She is especially dedicated to defending the rights of children and victims, and handles a wide range of civil rights and general litigation matters in both state and federal courts throughout Maryland and Washington, DC.