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FORMER JUDGE GARY M. FARMER

Judge Farmer

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, 1991-2011; 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).