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Former Judge John W. Dell

Judge Dell


DEGREES: Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, B.A., Business Administration, 1958; University of Notre Dame, LL.B., 1962, converted to J.D. Degree, 1967.

LEGAL OFFICES & POSITIONS: Judge, District Court of Appeal, Fourth District, 1981-2001. Chief Judge-July 1993-1995. From 1962-71, he practiced with the firm of Miller, Cone, Owen, Wagner& Nugent. In 1971, he formed the law firm of John W. Dell, P.A., later known as Dell & Casey, P.A. Supreme Court Committee on Standards of Conduct Governing Judges, 1983, Chair, 1986-87. Conference of Appellate Judges Committee on Statistics and Workload, 1986-87; President-Elect, Florida Conference of District Court ofAppeal Judges and Chair of its Education Committee, 1992-93; President, 1993. Served as ad hoc member of Judicial Qualifications Commission, 1994.

Florida Bar, 1962; Palm Beach County Bar Association
Medical Legal Committee, 1967-69; Palm Beach
County Bar Association, Circuit Court Advisory Committee, 1969-81, Chair, 1972-81; Florida Bar Grievance Committee; Palm Beach County Bar Association Committee for the Needs of Children, 1984-86; Florida Bar Appellate Rules Committee, 1986-92. Rules of Judicial Administration Committee, 1986-present;" Vice-chair, 1986-87.

HONORS & AWARDS: Man of the Year, Notre
Dame Club of Palm Beach County, 1981; award from
the Palm Beach County Bar Association for service
as Chair of the Circuit Court Advisory Committee;