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:   Former judge
Position:   Group 2
Active:   1998-2014
Succeeded by:   Howard K. Coates
Past position:   Partner, Boose, Casey, et al
Past term:   1991-1998
Past position 2:   Arbitrator
Past term 2:   1980-1998
Personal History
Born:   9/9/1945
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 was a judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Florida. He was appointed in 1998. He was re-elected in 2006 and 2012.[1][2][3] Though his final term was to expire in January of 2019, McCarthy resigned in 2014.[4][5]



McCarthy ran for re-election to the 15th Judicial Circuit Court on August 14, 2012. He defeated Jody Lane with 37.7% of the vote.[3][6]

See also: Florida judicial elections, 2012


McCarthy was born in Buffalo, New York, 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.[7]


  • 1998-2014: Judge, 15th Judicial Circuit Court
  • 1980-1998: Arbitrator
  • 1991-1998: Partner, Boose, Casey, Ciklin, Lubitz, Martens, McBane & O’Connell
  • 1984-1991: Partner, Merola, McCarthy & Cox, P.A.
  • 1980-1984: Partner, Perry, McCarthy & Cox, P.A.
  • 1975-1980: Partner, Levy, Plisco, Kneen, Shapiro, Kingcade & McCarthy, P.A.
  • 1973-1975: Assistant state attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit Court
  • 1971-1973: Assistant U.S. attorney, Indiana[1][7]

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