Senior U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit
Rochester, New York
Date of Appointment:
September 17, 1976
Entered on Duty:
October 8, 1976
Senior Status:
January 19, 1994
Rollins College, B.A.;
University of Florida, J.D., 1956.
Previous Employment:
Associate, Patton and Kanner, Miami, Florida, 1956; partner, Nichols, Gaither, Green, Frates and Beckham, Miami, Florida, 1956-1961; Frates, Fay, Floyd and Pearson, Miami, Florida, 1961-1970; U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida, 1970-1976.
Committee Appointments/Professional Organizations:
Judicial Conference Committee to Implement the Criminal Justice Act, 1975-1981; Ad Hoc Committee on Cameras in the Courtroom, 1983-1984; Advisory Committee on the Codes of Conduct, 1979-1987; Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules, 1987-1989; Eleventh Circuit Standing Education Committee; Attorney General's Advocacy Institute, faculty member, Department of Justice; National Judicial Council of State and Federal Courts, Co-chariman; Executive Committee of the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Council; American Bar Association; Florida Bar Association; and Date County Bar Association; member, Special Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Independent Counsel, 1994-present.