The Judge who first acquitted Laney worked for Hillary Clinton!


1) Full name:

Benjamin N Souede

2) Web site (if applicable):


3) List college and law school attended, including dates of attendance, and degrees


Harvard Law School (1999-2002), J.D.

University of Pennsylvania (1995-1999), BA – History; BA - Political

4) List employment since graduation from law school, including years employed, your

position and the nature of the practice or activity.

Judicial Law Clerk to Susan P. Graber, United State Court of Appeals for

the Ninth Circuit (2002-2004)

Senior Advisor to United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (2005)

Attorney, Williams & Connolly LLP (2006-2007)

Attorney, Lane Powell PC (2007-2010)

Attorney/Member, Angeli Law Group (2010-2015)

General Counsel, Office of the Oregon Governor (2015-2017)

Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge (2017-Present)