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Karen Cole

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Karen Cole
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Current Court Information:
Florida Fourth Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Position:   Group 16
Active:   1994 - 01/2019
Preceded by:   Dorothy Pate
Past position:   Attorney/shareholder, Morgan & Cole, P.A.
Past term:   1993 - 1994
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Jacksonville University, 1978
Law School:   University of Florida College of Law, 1981
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Fourth Circuit Court
State:  Florida
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  August 14, 2012
Election vote:  ApprovedA
Karen K. Cole is a judge of the Fourth Circuit Court in Florida. She was appointed to this position in 1994 to replace Dorothy Pate. Her current term expires in January of 2019.[1][2][3]


Cole received her undergraduate degree from Jacksonville University in 1978 and her law degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1981.[1]


Cole began her career in 1981 as an associate of the law firm of Bedell, Bedell, Dittmar & Zehmer, P.A. She then joined Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. as an associate in 1983. In 1988, she became a shareholder in that firm and, in 1993, she joined Morgan & Cole, P.A. as a shareholder. She was appointed to the circuit court in 1994.[1][2][4]

2012 election

Cole was unopposed and automatically re-elected following the primary election on August 14, 2012.[5][6]

See also: Florida judicial elections, 2012

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