|Current Court Information:|
|Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal|
|Past position:||Seventh Circuit Court Judge|
|Born:||May 19, 1952|
|Bachelors:||Tulane University, 1974|
|Law School:||University of Florida College of Law, 1976|
Richard B. Orfinger is a judge on the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal. He has judged on this court since 2000. He was retained by voters in 2002 and 2008. His current term ends on January 5, 2015.
Richard Orfinger graduated from Tulane University in 1974 and went on to receive his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1976. 
Richard Orfinger began his legal career in 1976 as an Assistant State Attorney of the 7th Judicial Circuit. In 1979, he became a shareholder in the law firm Orfinger and Stout, P.A. By 1990, the firm had become Monaco, Smith, Hood, Perkins, Orfinger and Stout, P.A. He became a Circuit Judge in 1991, serving the 7th Judicial Circuit of Florida. From 1996 to 1999, he was the chief judge on this court. He was a circuit judge until his appointment to the Court of Appeal in 2000.