Florida District Courts of Appeal
The intermediate appellate courts were established in Florida in 1957. Florida did not have district courts of appeal until 1957. They were established because the Florida Supreme Court's docket was becoming congested with appeals from the state's trial courts.
The court is divided into five districts.
|District||Number of judges||Location|
|First District Court of Appeal||15||Tallahassee|
|Second District Court of Appeal||14||Lakeland|
|Third District Court of Appeal||10||Miami|
|Fourth District Court of Appeal||12||West Palm Beach|
|Fifth District Court of Appeal||10||Daytona Beach|