2018

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant

Orange County

Phone (407) 836-2046

Chamber Orange County Courthouse
Courtroom 4-B
Sub Division 84
Division 7
Assignment County Criminal
Judicial Assistant Jamee Knowles
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2018

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant
Judicial Assignment
  • 2017-2018 Orange County Judge, Criminal

  • 2015-2016 Orange County Judge, Civil

  • 2007-2014 Orange County Judge, Criminal

Education
  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida, College of Law

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree: University of Florida

Professional Activities
  • Member, Florida Bar

    • Member, Domestic Violence Committee
    • Member, Continuing Education Committee
  • Vice President, Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1998-1999)

  • Member, Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1994-2000)

    • President (1999-2000)
    • Vice President (1998-1999
  • Board Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1994-2000)

  • Florida Public Defender Association Death Penalty Steering Committee (1992-1996)

  • Member, Conference of County Court Judges

    • 9th Circuit Representative (2009-2012)
    • Vice President (2012 to 2017)
    • Secretary (2017 to present)
    • President Elect for (2019-2020)
    • Executive Board Member (2012-present)
  • Certified Mentor Judge, Supreme Court of Florida

  • Member, Ninth Circuit Court Administration Security Committee (2015-present)

  • Member, Orange County Bar Assoc. Judicial Relations Committee (2012-present)

  • Program Moderator, Orange County Bar Assoc. Law Week “Pathways in Law” Program Moderator (2013 to present)

  • Presenter, Orange County Bar Assoc. Bench-Bar Conference

  • Judicial Panel participant, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers “Blood, Breath, and Tears” Seminar (2016)

  • Florida Law Related Education Association (an organization of the Florida Supreme Court)

    • “We the People” competition moderator (2015 and 2016)
    • Florida High School Mock Trial Competition State Finals, Presiding Judge (2009-present)
    • Florida High School Mock Trial Competition State Finals, Final Round Presiding Judge (2015-2017)
Awards and Honors
  • Gary L Formet, Sr. Memorial Award for Judicial Excellence - Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2016

  • Franklin Graham Award, 9th Circuit Public Defender Assistant of the Year - Ninth Judicial Circuit Public Defender

  • Statewide Judge of the Year - Florida Law Related Education Association, 2016-2017