Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Its twelve judges have jurisdiction over cases arising in Palm Beach County, Broward County, St. Lucie County, Martin County, Indian River County, and Okeechobee County.

HistoryEdit

The Fourth District Court of Appeal was created in 1965, and located in Vero Beach. In 1967, the Legislature relocated the Fourth District to West Palm Beach, and the Court moved to its permanent site on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in 1970.

Active JudgesEdit

Name[1] Appointed Chief Judge Current Term Expires Appointing Governor
Spencer D. Levine 2009 July 1, 2019 – present 2023 Charlie Crist, Republican
Martha C. Warner 1989 July 1, 1999 – June 30, 2001 2021 Bob Martinez, Republican
Robert M. Gross 1995 December 1, 2008 – June 30, 2011 2023 Lawton Chiles, Democrat
Melanie G. May 2002 July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2013 2023 Jeb Bush, Republican
Dorian K. Damoorgian 2008 July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015 2023 Charlie Crist, Republican
Cory J. Ciklin 2008 July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017 2023 Charlie Crist, Republican
Jonathan D. Gerber 2009 July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019 2023 Charlie Crist, Republican
Burton C. Conner 2011 2025 Rick Scott, Republican
Alan O. Forst 2013 2021 Rick Scott, Republican
Mark W. Klingensmith 2013 2021 Rick Scott, Republican
Jeffrey T. Kuntz 2016 2025 Rick Scott, Republican
Edward L. Artau 2020 2023 Ron DeSantis, Republican

Former JudgesEdit

Charles O. Andrews, Jr. 1965–1967
Sherman N. Smith, Jr. 1965–1967
James H. Walden 1965–1976 \ 1982–1990
Spencer C. Cross 1967–1979
David L. McCain 1967–1970
John L. Reed, Jr. 1967–1973
William C. Owen, Jr. 1967–1976
Gerald Mager 1970–1977
James C. Downey 1973–1992
James E. Alderman 1976–1978
Harry Lee Anstead 1977–1994
James C. Dauksch 1977–1979
Gavin K. Letts 1977–1993
John H. Moore II 1977–1981
John R. Beranek 1978–1984
George W. Hersey 1979–1995
Hugh S. Glickstein 1979–1998
Daniel T. K. Hurley 1979–1986
John W. Dell 1981–2001
Rosemary Barkett 1984–1985
Bobby W. Gunther 1986–2007
Barry J. Stone 1986–2008
Mark E. Polen 1989–2013
Eugene Garrett 1989–1993
Gary M. Farmer 1991–2010
Larry A. Klein 1993–2009
Barbara Pariente 1993–1997
W. Matthew Stevenson 1993–2016
George A. Shahood 1995–2009
Fred A. Hazouri 1998–2013
Carol Y. Taylor 1998–2020
Jorge Labarga 2008

Judicial Nominating CommissionEdit

List of members on the Fourth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission:

  • Debra Jenks, Chair (term expiring 2024)
  • Alexis M. Yarbrough, Vice Chair (term expiring 2024)
  • Rian Jensine Balfour (term expiring 2022)
  • David Keller (term expiring 2022)
  • Mark Miller (term expiring 2022)
  • Paul Lopez (term expiring 2022)
  • Susan H. Aprill (term expiring 2023)
  • Robert Allen (term expiring 2023)
  • Eric Yesner (term expiring 2024)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fourth District Court of Appeal Judges Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal

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