Please join us for a Courthouse Keys event with Judge DeAndrea G. Benjamin on June 24 at 12:30 pm at the offices of Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A. Lunch will be provided. Special thanks to Lindsay Joyner of Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. for planning this event. Judge Benjamin was first elected to the bench as a Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit in February 2011. Before being elected to the bench, Judge Benjamin worked in both the public and private sectors, including working as a prosecutor in the 5th Circuit Solicitor’s office and the Attorney General’s office, serving as a municipal judge for the City of Columbia, serving on the Juvenile Parole Board, and practicing with Gist Law Firm. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Judge Benjamin has been active in both the legal community and the community at large, including serving as a SC Bar Young Lawyers Division Chair in 2006-2007. Judge Benjamin is married to the Honorable Stephen K. Benjamin, attorney and Mayor of Columbia, and they are the parents of two daughters.