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James Lawrence King

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

Born 1927 in Miami, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 1970, and received commission on October 19, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on December 20, 1992.

Education:
University of Florida, B.A.E., 1949
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force, 1953-1955
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1953-1964
Member, Florida Board of Regents, 1964
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1964-1970
Associate justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1965
Associate justice, Florida District Court of Appeal, Third District, 1966-1967

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
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Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on December 20, 1992.
Judge
Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit
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Associate Justice
Florida District Court of Appeal, Third District
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Associate Justice
Florida Supreme Court
Member
Florida Board of Regents
Attorney
Private practice, Miami, Florida
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U.S. Air Force
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Education
University of Florida
LL.B. (1953)
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University of Florida
B.A.E. (1949)
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 42992
Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
James Lawrence King Federal Justice Building
99 Northeast Fourth Street
room 1127
Miami, FL 33132
Telephone: (305) 523-5000
Fax: (305) 523-5109