Heather Pinder Rodriguez

2021

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant

Circuit

Phone 407.836.0545
Fax 407.835.5011

Chamber Orange County Courthouse
Courtroom 16-F
Sub Division 38
Division 3
Assignment Domestic Relations
Judicial Assistant Diana Rico
ScheduleDockets

2021

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant
Judicial Assignment
  • 2021 Administrative Circuit Judge, Domestic Relations

  • 2020 Associate Administrative Circuit Judge, Domestic Relations

  • 2019-2020 Circuit Judge, Orange County Domestic Relations

  • 2018-2020 Circuit Judge, Osceola County Unified Family Court

  • 2014-2017 Circuit Judge, Orange County Domestic

  • 2012-2014 Circuit Judge, Orange County Criminal

Education
  • Juris Doctor, Honors: Florida State University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Russian and Bachelor of Science, International Affairs, magna cum laude: Florida State University

Certifications
  • Board Certified—Construction Law by the Florida Bar (2005-2012)

Professional Activities
  • President, Central Florida Family Law Inn of Court 2017- present

  • Chair, Ninth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee 2015 – Present

  • Judicial Representative, Ninth Judicial Circuit Security Committee 2015-2017

  • President, Orange County Bar Association Legal Aid Society Board of Trustee 2009-2010; Elected Board Member 2005-2011

  • Governor, Elected Representative of the Ninth Judicial Circuit to the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division 2003-2009; Appointed Senior Member 2010-2011

    • Chair, Statewide Pro Bono Committee 2010-2011
    • Director, Statewide Pro Bono Initiative 2008
    • Co-Chair, Government Symposium 2007
    • Chair, Affiliate Outreach Conference 2006
    • FEMA Disaster Pro Bono Service Liaison 2006
  • Elected executive Board Member, Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Section 2003-2009

  • Member, Orange County Bar Association 1998 – present

    • Judicial Liaison, Orange County Bench Bar Conference, Domestic Relations Track 2017-2018
    • Co-Chair, “A Day in the Life of a Judge:” A Judicial Job Shadowing Program for High School Students 2013-2017
    • Chair, Orange County Bar Association Annual Fundraiser and Gala 2006
    • Chair, Law Week 2002
  • Board Member, Orange County Bar Association Foundation 2006-2009

  • Member, Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers 2008- present

    • Judicial Liaison 2012-2014
  • Member, Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida

  • Tiger Bay 2014-2017

  • Member, The Florida Bar 1998 – present

    • Florida Bar RRPTL Section, Construction Law Committee 2008-2012
    • Pro Bono Committee 2010-2011
  • Pro Bono Committee 2010-2011

  • Member, American Bar Association 1998-2010

    • Construction Law Forum 1998-2010
    • Vice-Chair, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Business Law Section 2002-2004
    • Member, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee, Executive Sub-committee 2002-2004
  • At- Large Appointed Member, City of Maitland, Charter Review Commission 2011-2012

  • Chair, Florida State University College of Law Alumni Board of Directors 2009 - present

  • Board of Directors, Florida State University Seminole Torchbearers, an organization for exceptional student and alumni leaders 2009 - 2012

  • Commercial Real Estate Women, Orlando Chapter 2011-2012

    • Programs Committee Member 2011
    • Rising Star Nominee 2011
  • Member, Associated General Contractors of America 1999-2001

  • Speaker's Bureau Member, Leadership Orlando Alumni Association

  • General Counsel, Alarm Association of Florida, Inc. 2006-2008

  • Orange County Mayor's Women Leadership Summit, Executive Steering Committee and Host Committee 2006-2007

  • Chair , Central Florida Associated Builders and Contractors Education Committee 2002

  • Leadership Orlando, Class 65

  • First United Methodist Church of Winter Park

    • Chair, Staff Parrish Relations Committee 2012-2013
    • Long Range Planning Committee 2017 - present
    • Elementary Sunday School Teacher
    • Frequent adult and teen study facilitator
  • Frequent public speaker and author

Awards and Honors
  • Inspire Award - Florida State University, 2019

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