Hon. Gerald Bard Tjoflat

Senior U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date of Appointment:
November 21, 1975

Entered on Duty:
December 12, 1975

Chief Judge:
October 1, 1989 - September 20, 1996

Senior Status:
November 19, 2019

University of Virginia; University of Cincinnati
Duke University School of Law, LL.B., 1957

Previous Employment:
Judge, Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1968-1970
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1970-1975
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1975-1981

Committee Appointments/Professional Organizations:
Judicial Conference of the U.S., 1989-1996
Chairman, Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Probation System, 1973-1987 (appointed Chairman in 1978)
Advisory Corrections Council, 1976-present
U.S. Delegation at the Sixth and Seventh United Nations Congresses for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders