Judge Robert M. Gross

Judge Robert M. Gross


  • Williams College, B.A., Magna cum laude, 1973
  • Cornell University, J.D., 1976

Legal Offices & Positions:

  • Chief Judge, Fourth District Court of Appeal, December 1, 2008-June 30, 2011
  • Judge, Fourth District Court of Appeal, 1995-present
  • Circuit Court Judge, 1991-95
  • County Court Judge, 1984-91
  • Administrative Judge of County Court, 1988-90
  • Private Practice, Moyle, Jones and Flanigan, P.A., West Palm Beach, 1981-84
  • Assistant State Attorney, Palm Beach County, 1977-81
  • Assistant District Attorney, New York County, New York, 1976-77

Judicial & Bar Activities:

  • The Florida Bar, 1976-present
  • Florida Judicial College Faculty Member, 1990-present (teaching Evidence, Landlord & Tenant, and Building A Judicial Style)
  • Task Force on Criminal Justice and Corrections, 1993-94
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1977-present
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1977-present
  • New York Bar, 1977-present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Week Essay Judge, 1996-present
  • Lecturer, Conference of Circuit Court Judges, Conference of County Court Judges, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, and Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1988-present

Other Civic Activities:

  • Forum Club, 1992-present
  • Board of Directors, Palm Beach Visiting Nurse Association, 1981-84
  • Little league coach, 1980, 1997
  • Visiting teacher at various elementary, middle and high schools, 1984-present

Chambers Staff:

  • Judicial Assistant: Denise August
  • Law Clerk: Andrea Hall Duenas
  • Law Clerk: Kristen Fernandez