|Gary M. Farmer|
|Former Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal Judge|
| Assumed office|
| Term ends|
January 3, 2011
|Sole practitioner, "Gary M. Farmer, P.A."|
| In office|
Gary M. Farmer was a judge on the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal. He was appointed to this position in 1991 and was retained by voters in 1992, 1998 and 2004. He served as Chief Justice from July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2005. In August, he turned 70, which is the age of mandatory retirement for judges in Florida. He served the court from 1991 to 2011.
Gary Farmer received an associate's degree from Broward Community College in 1968, a bachelor's degree from Florida Atlantic University in 1970, and his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1973. He later earned a master's degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2001.
Gary Farmer began his legal career in 1973 as a law clerk to a U.S. District Judge. In 1975, he became a partner in the law firm Abrams, Anton, Robbins, Resnick & Schneider P.A. He moved to the firm Goldberg, Young & Borkson, P.A. in 1982. From 1984 to 1991, he worked for Gary M. Farmer, P.A. After this, he was appointed to the Court of Appeal.