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Together With Ike
    Date: June 4, 2006
    Time: 3:30 to 6 pm
    Location: Mi Rancho Restaurant
      8701 Ramsey Avenue
      Silver Spring MD 20910
    For more info, call 301-587-
Pitch In For Ike - Baseball & Politics
    Date: June 11, 2006
    Picnic Dinner: 6:15pm
    Baseball Game: 7:30pm
    Location: Shirley Povich Field at
      Cabin John Regional Park
    Click here to see flyer.
Zydeco Meets Jazz
    Ike Celebrates His Louisiana Roots
        and brings Mardi Gras to
        Montgomery County!
    Date: June 25, 2006
    Time: 5:30-9:30pm
    Zydeco Dance Lesson: 5:30-7:15
    Location: Indian Spring
        Country Club
        13501 Layhill Road
        Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
    Click here to see flyer (PDF).


Event With Stella Kwan and James Whuan
    Group Photo
    Date: January, 2006
Olney Theatre Event
    Photo Album
    Date: April. 23, 2006
Indian Holi Event at the Home of Mr. Arora
    Photo Album
    Date: Apr. 9, 2006
Meet and Greet that was Held at Ron and Kim Little's Home
    Photo Album
    Date: Mar. 18, 2006
African-American Dems pay homage to black officials
    Montgomery County Gazette
    Published: Mar. 1, 2006
Letter to the Honorable Montgomery County Delegation
    Date: Feb. 23, 2006
Leggett Goes After Waste
    Washington Post
    Published: Feb. 16, 2006
Letter to County Council President George Leventhal
    Date: Feb. 14, 2006
Save Our Sligo
    Photo Album
    Date: Feb. 7, 2006
Ike Around the County
    Photo Album
    Various Dates and Locations
Volunteers at the Olney

    Photo Album
    Date: Jan. 30, 2006
Martin Luther King Commemorative Event
    Washington Jewish Week
    Published: Jan. 26, 2006
Coffee Hosted by Carmen and Joe Camacho
    Photo Album
    Date: Jan. 24, 2006
Debate at Leisure World
    Photo Album
    Date: Jan. 12, 2006
District 20 Breakfast Club
    Photo Album
    Date: Dec 18, 2005
Montgomery College in Takoma Park
    Photo Album
    Date: Dec 10, 2005
Habitat for Humanity Groundbreaking
    Photo Album
    Date: Nov. 6, 2005
County Executive Candidate Supports ‘Balanced Growth’
    Montgomery County Gazette
    Published: Nov. 16, 2005
Current & Former Councilmembers, Former County Execs to Step Forward to Support Leggett
Press Release
    Released: Nov. 8, 2005
Anticipating Emergencies
     Article: See 'Press Releases'
Published here: Sept 22, 2005


  Professor of Law   Howard University School of Law
      Faculty, September 1975 - present
  Master of Laws   The George Washington University
      Washington, D.C. - 1976
  Juris Doctor   School of Law, Howard University
       Magna Cum Laude   Washington, D.C. - 1974
  Master of Arts   Government, Howard University
       Magna Cum Laude   Washington, D.C. - 1972
  Bachelor of Arts   Political Science, Southern University
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana - 1967
  Montgomery County Council Member December 1986 - December 2002
          President December 1990 - November 1991
      December 1997 - November 1998
      December 1998 - November 1999
          Vice President December 1989 - November 1990
      December 1996 - November 1997
      July 2002 - November 2002
          Chair, Transportation &
                Environment Committee
December 1990 - December 2002
          Member, Education Committee December 1986 - December 2002
  Chair, Maryland Democratic Party December 2002 - December 2004
  September 1979 - September 1986 Assistant Dean, Howard University
      School of Law
  September 1978 - August 1979 White House Fellow
      President's Commission on White House Fellowships
  July 1974 - July 1975 Attorney/Advisor
      Office of the General Counsel
      Department of the Navy
  May 1973 - September 1973 Legal Clerk
      Office of the General Counsel
      Department of the Navy
  March 1971 - June 1971 Legislative Assistant
      Office of Congressman Parren J. Mitchell
      7th Congressional District of MD
  October 1967 - March 1971 United States Army
  Supreme Court of Iowa
  Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  Supreme Court of Louisiana
  District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  Federal Bar Association Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  National Bar Association Iowa Bar Association
  American Bar Association Pennsylvania Bar Association
  Louisiana Bar Association District of Columbia Bar Association

Chair, Montgomery County Human Relations Commission
Chair, Montgomery County Hearing Panel on Employment Discrimination
Board of Directors, Jewish Foundation for Group Homes of Maryland
Board of Directors, Maryland College of Art and Design
Board of Directors, Leadership Montgomery
Board of Directors, Montgomery County Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Board of Directors, African-American Business Council of Montgomery County
Board of Directors, Washington Area Housing Partnership
Board of Directors, METRO PFLAG
Board of Directors, Great Hope Homes
Board of Directors, Montgomery County Chapter NAACP
Board of Directors, Montgomery Multiple Sclerosis Center
Board of Directors, Impact Silver Spring
Board of Directors (Treasurer), White House Fellows Foundations
American Legion Post – Norman Price Post 68
Montgomery Chapter Vietnam Veterans Association
Vietnam Veterans Leadership Forum
Burtonsville Kiwanis
Montgomery Chapter SCLC
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity 

  • White House Fellow 1978 – 1979

  • Maryland State Teachers Association leadership award, January 2005

  • Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce Champion Award, 2003

  • Maryland PTA Life Membership Award, May 2002

  • Sigma Delta Tau Legal Fraternity Outstanding Leadership Award, April 2003

  • Elizabeth Scull Public Service Award for Leadership, July 2002

  • Montgomery County Humanitarian Award, 2003

  • Montgomery College Outstanding Service and Appreciation Award, 2003

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Potomac Valley Chapter - Public Service Leadership Award, June 2002

  • Washington Area McDonald Black History Award, 2002

  • Hispanic Democratic Outstanding leadership Award, 2003

  • Distinguished Public Service Award – American Lung Association, 1999

  • UFCW Minority Coalition Legislator of the Year Award, 2003

  • Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, Vanguard Legislative Award, 2002

  • Howard Law Alumni Association "Alumnus of the Year," 1985

  • National Capital Area Boy Scouts of America – “Good Scout” Award, 1999

  • Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association Award for Achievement in Environmental and Occupational Health, 1999

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Potomac Valley Chapter – Outstanding Community Service, June 1999

  • Award for Outstanding Service to the Korean American Community in Montgomery County – Korean
    American Association of Maryland, 1999

  • Secure Care Foundation Outstanding Service Award, December 2002

  • Bethesda Academy of Performing Arts Outstanding Community Service Award, June 2002

  • Hispanics United of Maryland - Outstanding Service Award, 1999

  • March of Dimes WalkAmerica Appreciation Award for being 1999 Co-Chairman Vietnam Service Medal
    Vietnam Campaign Medal

  • Bronze Star Medal with First and Second Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Bronze Star Medal with First Oak Leaf Cluster

  • African-American Business Council of Montgomery County -- Public Service Award, 1997

  • MC/NAACP Pass the Torch Award, 1998

  • Maryland Bar Foundation Professional Legal Excellence Award for Public Service, 1997

  • KMCM Carman Turner Award, 1996

  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Metropolitan Washington Outstanding Public Service, 1994

  • Montgomery County Humane Society Humanitarian Award, 1993

  • Montgomery County Interagency Fair Housing Group Award, 1988

  • NAACP Award for Outstanding Leadership in Legislative Affairs, 1988

  • Howard University Law School, Graduation First in Class, 1974

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter's President's Award, 1988

  • Southern University's Distinguished Alumni, 1981 and Achievement Award, 1988

  • Martin Luther King Foundation Distinguished Service Award, 1987

  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. – Citizen of the Year, 1986

  • NAACP Award - High Achievement, Role Mode, Public Servant Leadership, 1991

  • Suburban Maryland Fair Housing Associates – Rita Morgan Fair Housing Award, 1987

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