Steven Merryday

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Steven Merryday
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #11
Station:   Tampa Bay, FL
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   2/10/1992 - Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Personal History
Born:   1950
Hometown:   Palatka, FL
Undergraduate:   University of Florida, B.A., 1972
Law School:   University of Florida Law, J.D., 1975

Steven Douglas Merryday is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Prior to appointment, Merryday was a private practice attorney in Florida.[1]

Early life and education

A native Floridian, Merryday graduated from the University of Florida with both his bachelor's and Juris Doctorate degrees in 1972 and 1975.[1]

Professional career

Merryday spent his entire pre-judicial legal career in Private practice in the State of Florida from 1975 to 1992.[1]

Judicial career

Middle District of Florida

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Connie Mack III, Merryday was nominated by George HW. Bush on September 23, 1991 to a new judgeship created by 104 Stat. 5089 which was authorized by Congress. Merryday was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 6, 1992 on a Senate vote and received commission on February 10, 1992.[1]

Awards and associations

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Middle District of Florida
Seat #11
Succeeded by: