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Roy Bale Dalton Jr.

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

Born in Jacksonville, Florida in 1952, Judge Dalton was in private practice as a civil trial lawyer from 1977 to 2011 in Orlando, Florida. On May 4, 2011 Judge Dalton was sworn in as a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida.

Education
University of Florida, B.A., with high honors, 1974; University of Florida, J.D., 1976

Professional Associations
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Diplomat, American Board of Trial Advocates; Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors 1984 - 1992); Life Fellow Florida Bar Foundation; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Legal, Judicial, and Civic Activities
Chairman: Judicial Nominating Commission, Fifth District Court of Appeal, 1988-1990; Chairman, Ninth Circuit Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 1991-1993; Chairman, Municipal Planning Board, City of Orlando, 1996-1997. Board of Directors, Gator Boosters, Inc., 1996-2000; Trustee Emeritus, University of Florida College of Law. Member: Civil Rules Committee, 1996-1999; Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions, 1994-1999, The Florida Bar. (Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy) "Best Lawyers in America," Woodward/White, Inc.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- Current
Attorney
Private practice, The Villages, Florida
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Attorney
Private practice, Orlando, Florida
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Counsel
U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez, Florida
Attorney
Private practice, Lakeland, Florida
Education
University of Florida
J.D. (1976)
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University of Florida
B.A. (1974)
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Professional Associations
American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates
Diplomat
Current
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Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Current
Activities: Member, Board of Directors 1984 - 1992
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Florida Bar Foundation
Life Fellow
Current
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The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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Florida State Bar  # 228753
Member
- Current
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Municipal Planning Board, City of Orlando
Chairman
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Ninth Circuit Florida Bar Grievance Committee
Chairman
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Judicial Nominating Commission, Fifth District Court of Appeal
Chairman
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
U.S. Courthouse
401 West Central Boulevard
ORLANDO, FL 32801
Telephone: (407) 835-2590