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2017

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Belvin Perry, Jr.

  • Born: October 11, 1949, in Orlando, FL
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Judge: 1992-2014
  • Chief Judge: 1995-1999, 2001-2014

Ted P. Coleman

  • Born: January 4, 1941, in Emanuel County, GA
  • Orange County Judge: 1972-1976
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1982-2003
  • Chief Judge: 1999-2001

R. James Stroker

  • Born: July 13, 1946, in Oshkosh, WI
  • Orlando Municipal Judge: 1974-1976
  • Orange County Judge: 1977-1982
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1982-present
  • Chief Judge: 1993-1995

Frederick T. "Fritz" Pfeiffer

  • Born: July 26, 1925
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1973-2007 (elected September 1972)
  • Chief Judge: 1991-1993
  • Senior Judge: 1994-2007

Emerson R. Thompson Jr.

  • Born: October 12, 1948, in Jacksonville, FL
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1980-1993
  • Chief Judge: 1989-1991
  • Senior Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit: 2008-present
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal: 1993-2008
  • Chief Judge, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal: 2000-2003

William C. Gridley

  • Born: Orlando, FL
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1972-2007
  • Chief Judge: 1987-1989

George N. Diamantis

  • Born: June 7, 1936
  • Died: March 12, 1995
  • County Judge: 1972-1973
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1973-1990
  • Chief Judge: 1983-1987

William Rogers Turner

  • Born: in Tallahassee, FL
  • Criminal Courts of Record: 1968-1972
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1973-1991
  • Chief Judge: 1981-1983

Thomas Emmett Kirkland

  • Born: March 15, 1916 in Oklahoma
  • Died: 1982
  • Orlando Municipal Court: 1953-1967
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1972-1982
  • Chief Judge: 1979-1982

Richard B. Keating

  • Born: February 2, 1928
  • Died: August 18, 1982
  • Circuit Judge: 1965-1982
  • Chief Judge: 1977-1979

Bernard C. Muszynski

  • Born: May 20, 1929, in Bayonne, N.J.
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1968-1990
  • Chief Judge: 1974-1977

Claude Edwards

  • Born: in Chester, S.C.
  • Died: November 11, 2002, at age 80
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1968-1987
  • Chief Judge: 1973-1974

Richard H. Cooper

  • Died: November 16, 1990, at age 70
  • Orange County Judge: 1959-1966
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1966-1982
  • Chief Judge: 1971-1973

Roger A. Barker

  • Born: Orlando, September 22, 1912
  • Died: Orlando, November 24, 1998
  • Orange County Judge: 1955-1957
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge: 1957-1979
  • Chief Judge: two-year term, circa 1960s
  • Senior Judge: 1979-1995