DEGREES: Broward Community College, A.A. (with
highest honors) December 1968; Florida Atlantic University, B.A.
(History), June 1970; University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.,
June 1973; University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M. (Judicial
Process) May 2001.
LEGAL OFFICES & POSITIONS: Chief Judge,
Fourth District Court of Appeal, July 1, 2003-June 30,
2005; Judge, Fourth District Court of Appeal, 1991-present;
President, Florida Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges,
2003-4; Gary M. Farmer, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Civil
Trial and Appellate Practice), 1984-91; Partner, Goldberg, Young
& Borkson, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Civil Trial and
Appellate Practice), 1982-84; Partner, Abrams, Anton, Robbins,
Resnick & Schneider P.A., Hollywood, Florida (Civil Trial
and Appellate Practice), 1975-82; Law Clerk, U.S. District Judge,
Nicholas J. Walinski, Jr. (N.D. Ohio), 1973-75.
JUDICIAL & BAR ACTIVITIES: Supreme
Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions (Civil) 1998-present;
Appellate Rules Committee, Florida Bar, 1988-91; Civil Rules Committee,
Florida Bar, 1991-1996; Grievance Committee Seventeenth Judicial
Circuit, Florida Bar, 1986-89; The Florida Bar 1974- present;
Ohio Bar Association (1973-present: now inactive); United States
Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit;
United States District Court (S.D.Fla.).
PUBLICATIONS: Note, "Conscientious Objection:
In-Service Discharges and Procedural Due Process," 4 U. Tol.
L. Rev. 58 (1972).