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Michael Benton French

Michael Benton French, American lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1989, United States District Court (northern district) Alabama 1990, United States Court Veterans Appeals 1992. Hugo Black scholar University Alabama School Law, 1989.

Background

  • French, Michael Benton was born on February 18, 1965 in Atlanta. Son of Wilburn Benton and Carolyn Joyce (Willard) French.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Jacksonville State University, 1984. Master of Public Administration, Jacksonville State University, 1985. Juris Doctor, University Alabama, 1988.

    Career

    • Private practice, Birmingham, Alabama, 1988-1990. Partner Scofield, West & French, since 1990. Director, president Advisory Ministries, Inc., Birmingham, since 1990.

      Director Barnabas Foundation, Inc., Birmingham, since 1993, Jesus Harvesters Ministries, Inc., Birmingham, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1989, United States District Court (northern district) Alabama 1990, United States Court Veterans Appeals 1992.

    Politics

    Christians exercising their rights as responsible citizens may choose to endorse candidates for political office as part of the exercise of their engagement of culture.

    Religion

    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

    Membership

    Board directors Jefferson County Extension Service Advisory Board, Birmingham, 1993. Member committee Jefferson County Republican Executive Committee, Birmingham, 1990-1994. Member State of Alabama Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Computers.

    Connections

    • Married Elisa Nell Trott, December 3, 1988. Children: Joshua Benton, Caleb Michael, Jacob Myers, Noah Evan.
    • father: Wilburn Benton French
    • mother: Carolyn Joyce (Willard) French
    • spouse: Elisa Nell Trott
    • children: Joshua Benton French
    • Caleb Michael French
    • Jacob Myers French
    • Noah Evan French
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    Born February 18, 1965
    (age 52)
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