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Jacqueline Griffin

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Jacqueline Griffin
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Current Court Information:
Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal
Title:   Former judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. Bob Martinez
Active:   1990-2014
Past post:   Attorney in private practice
Past term:   1983-1989
Personal History
Born:   12/15/1946
Hometown:   Florida
Undergraduate:   University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1968
Law School:   University of Florida College of Law, 1975
Grad. School:   University of Florida, 1970

Jacqueline R. Griffin was a judge on the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal. She was appointed to the court in 1990 by former Governor Bob Martinez. Griffin was last retained to the court on November 2, 2010, to a 6-year term that began on January 4, 2011.[1] Griffin retired from the court in April 2014.[2]

Education

Griffin received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1968, her master's degree in teaching from the University of Florida in 1970, and her J.D. degree from the University of Florida in 1975. She is also a graduate of the New York University Program for Intermediate Appellate Judges in 1990.[3]

Career

Immediately following her admission to the Bar, Justice Griffin became a practicing attorney in Orlando from 1975 to 1990. She joined the board of directors for the Kathleen Anderson Work Opportunity Center in Seminole County from 1983 to 1986. She became a partner at Boroughs, Grimm, Bennett & Griffin, P.A. in 1983, and remained at that position until 1989. She then served as a member of the University of Florida Law Center Council from 1985 to 1988 and on the board of directors for the RESPOND Rape Crisis Center in 1988. In 1990, she was appointed to the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal by Governor Bob Martinez. In 1992, Griffin joined the faculty at the Advanced Judicial College and Florida Judicial College, and became the interim dean of the Appellate Judicial College in 1994. From 1997 to 1999, she served as the chief judge of the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal.[3]

Awards and associations

Awards

  • State Winner of the Bishop Barren State Employee Public Service Award
  • Distinguished Service Award, National Juvenile Detention Association
  • Outstanding Service Award, Juvenile Probation Officer Institute
  • Children's Voice Award
  • Volunteer of the Year Award, Wes Nowlin Award, and St. George Medal, American Cancer Society
  • 1999: Public Citizen of the Year Award, Alabama Chapter of the National Social Workers Association
  • 1996: NAACP Political Achievement Award, Conecuh County Branch of the NAACP
  • 1995: Montgomery Advertiser Woman of Achievement Award
  • 1992: Judicial Conservationist Award of the Alabama Wildlife Federation

Associations

  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, U.S. Supreme Court Bar
  • Editor-in-chief, "The Briefs"
  • Master of the Bench, American Inns of Court
  • Orange County Guardian ad Litem Program
  • Faculty member, The Florida Bar Appellate Advocacy Workshop

Committees

  • Florida Bar Committee on Judicial Evaluation
  • Committee Chair of the Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges
  • Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions (Civil)
  • District Court of Appeal Performance and Accountability Committee
  • Judicial Management Council
  • 1997-1998: Appellate Workload & Jurisdiction Subcommittee of the Judicial Management Council of Florida
  • 1997: Chair of the State Courts' Civil Litigation Task Force
  • 1988-1989: Grievance Committee of the Ninth Circuit District Court of Florida
  • 1987-1989: Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • 1985-1986: Chair of the Orange County Bar Association Law and Education Committee
  • 1980: Executive Advisory Committee for the Valencia Community College Legal Assistants Program
  • 1977-1982: Judicial Nominating Commission, Ninth Circuit [3]

2010 Election

Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal
2010 Retention election results
Candidates Votes Percent
For retention BallotCheckMark.png 707,583 65.2%
Against retention 377,450 34.8%
  • Click here (dead link) for 2010 General Election Results from the Florida Secretary of State.

2004 Election

Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal
2004 Retention election results
Candidates Votes Percent
For retention BallotCheckMark.png 1,019,830 72.1%
Against retention 395,366 27.9%
  • Click here for 2004 General Election Results from the Florida Secretary of State.

1998 Election

Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal
1998 Retention election results
Candidates Votes Percent
For retention BallotCheckMark.png 516,687 69.8%
Against retention 223,512 30.2%
  • Click here for 1998 General Election Results from the Florida Secretary of State.

1992 Election

Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal
1992 Retention election results
Candidates Votes Percent
For retention BallotCheckMark.png 559,086 65.8%
Against retention 290,278 34.2%
  • Click here for 1992 General Election Results from the Florida Secretary of State.

See also

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References

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