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Elizabeth Kovachevich

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
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Biography

Born 1936 in Canton, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 26, 1982, to a seat vacated by George C. Young. Confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1982, and received commission on March 9, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1996-2002.

Education:
St. Petersburg Junior College, A.A., 1956
University of Miami, B.B.A., 1958
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:
Research/administrative aide, Pinellas County Legislative Delegation, Florida State Legislature, 1961
Private practice, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1961-1973
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1973-1982

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, June 11, 1976; no Senate vote

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- Current
Served as chief judge, 1996-2002.
Judge
Circuit Court of Florida, Sixth Judicial Circuit
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Attorney
Private practice, St. Petersburg, Florida
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Research/administrative aide
Pinellas County Legislative Delegation, Florida State Legislature
Education
Stetson University College of Law
J.D. (1961)
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University of Miami
B.B.A. (1958)
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St. Petersburg Junior College
A.A. (1956)
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 44244
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
801 N Florida Ave
Tampa, FL 33602
Telephone: (813) 301-5730
Fax: (813) 301-5740