Timothy P. McCarthy

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This page is about the judge of the Fifteenth Circuit Court of Florida. If you are looking for the judge of the Tenth Judicial District of Kansas, see: Timothy McCarthy.
Timothy P. McCarthy
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Current Court Information:
Florida Fifteenth Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Position:   Group 2
Active:   1998 - 1/2019
Past position:   Partner, Boose, Casey, et al
Past term:   1991 - 1998
Personal History
Born:   September 9, 1945
Hometown:   Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate:   Indiana State University, 1968
Law School:   University of Notre Dame School of Law, 1971
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Fifteenth Circuit Court
State:  Florida
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  August 14, 2012
Primary vote:  62.3%ApprovedA
Election vote:  ApprovedA
Timothy P. McCarthy is a judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Florida. He was appointed in 1998. He was re-elected in 2006 and 2012. His current term expires in January of 2019.[1][2][3][4]

2012 election

McCarthy ran for re-election on Aug. 14, 2012. He defeated Jody Lane with 37.7% of the vote.[4][5]

See also: Florida judicial elections, 2012


McCarthy was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on September 9, 1945. He received his B.S. degree from Indiana State University in 1968 and his J.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame School of Law in 1971.[6]


McCarthy began his career in 1971 as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Indiana. In 1973, he moved to Florida to worked as an assistant state attorney in the 15th Judicial Circuit. He left that position in 1975 to join the law firm of Levy, Plisco, Kneen, Shapiro, Kingcade & McCarthy, P.A. as a partner. He later worked as a partner at Perry, McCarthy & Cox, P.A. (1980-84), Merola, McCarthy & Cox, P.A. (1984-91), and Boose, Casey, Ciklin, Lubitz, Martens, McBane & O’Connell (1991-98). He also worked as an arbitrator from 1980 to 1998. He was then appointed to the circuit court.[1][6]

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