Chief Magistrate Linda A. Leggett joined the court as a part-time magistrate in 2001. She was born and raised in Medina, Ohio, and is a graduate of Medina High School. In 1987, she graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance and Real Estate. She graduated from The University of Akron School of Law in January 1991, and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in May 1991. In 1991 she began private law practice, and in 1992 she joined the firm of Reddy, Grau & Meek. She also served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Oakwood Village beginning in 1993. In 1999 she began serving as an Acting Magistrate with Medina Municipal Court. She is an active member of the Ohio Association of Magistrates.