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John S. Kastrenakes

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John S. Kastrenakes
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Current Court Information:
Florida Fifteenth Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Charlie Crist
Active:   6/1/2009 - 1/2/2017
Past post:   Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida
Past term:   1995 - 2009
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Florida, 1977
Law School:   University of Florida, 1980
John S. Kastrenakes is a judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Florida. He was appointed by former Governor Charlie Crist on April 29, 2009, effective June 1. He ran unopposed and was retained in the August 24, 2010 primary to a six-year term that ends on January 2, 2017.[1][2][3][4]


Kastrenakes received his B.A. degree (in History) and his J.D. degree from the University of Florida in 1977 and 1980, respectively.[2]


Kastrenakes began his career in 1981 as an assistant state attorney in Dade County. After a shot stint as an associate of Goodhart and Rosner, P.A. from 1984 to 1985, he returned to the State Attorney's office. He then became an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida in 1995. He held that position until his appointment to the circuit court in 2009.[2]

2010 election

Kastrenakes ran unopposed and was automatically retained to a new term.[3]

Main article: Florida judicial elections, 2010

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