U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit
Valdosta, Georgia
Date of Appointment:
August 12, 1992
Entered on Duty:
September 3, 1992
Senior Status
February 25, 2011
Chief Judge: January 26, 1990 - August 21, 1992
Middle District of Florida
Florida State University, B.A., 1964;
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1967;
University of Virginia, LL.M., 1984.
Previous Employment:
U.S. District Court Judge, Middle District of Florida, 1979-1992; Chief Judge, January 26, 1990 - August 21, 1992, Middle District of Florida.
Committee Appointments/Professional Organizations:
Judicial Conference Committee on the Inns of Court, 1984-1987; Judicial Improvements Committee, 1987-1990; Committee on Court Administration and Case Management, 1990-1992; president, U.S. District Judge's Association of the Eleventh Circuit, 1987-1988; Board of Trustees, American Inn of Court Foundation, 1985-1991; founding member, Chester Bedell Inn of Court; Florida Bar; and Jacksonville Bar Association; Judicial Conference Committee on Federal-State Jurisdiction, 1998-present.