Janet C. Thorpe

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Janet C. Thorpe
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Current Court Information:
Florida Ninth Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Jeb Bush
Active:   1/1/2000 - 1/5/2015
Past post:   In-House Counsel, Trust Company of Georgia/Sun Trust Bank
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Union College, 1975
Law School:   Emory University School of Law, 1978



Janet C. Thorpe is a judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida. She was appointed to this position by former Governor Jeb Bush and took office on January 1, 2000. Her current term expires on January 5, 2015, but she may seek re-election in 2014.[1][2][3]

Education

Thorpe received her B.A. degree (in Political Science & American History) from Union College in 1975 and her J.D. degree from the Emory University School of Law in 1978.[4]

Career

Thorpe began her career in 1978 as a regional attorney in the federal Comptroller of the Currency office in Atlanta, GA. She worked there until 1980. She then became in-house counsel for the Trust Company of Georgia. Due to a merger, the trust became Sun Trust Bank in 1986, but Thorpe continued to work there until she joined the Circuit Court on Jan. 1, 2000.[1]

Since joining the Circuit Court, she has served in the Orange County Juvenile Dependency, Civil, Domestic and Criminal divisions. She was also an Administrative Appellate Judge from 2008 to 2011.[4]

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