Gerald Bard Tjoflat

Personal

Birthday: 
1929
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army corporal, 1953-1955
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1957-1968
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1968-1970

Education

Name of School: 

Duke University School of Law

Duke Law School is an ambitious, forward-thinking, and innovative institution whose mission is to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession. As a community of scholars, the Law School also provides leadership at the national and international levels in efforts to improve the law and legal institutions through teaching, research, and other forms of public service.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1957

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/16/1970
Termination Date: 
12/12/1975
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
11/21/1975
Termination Date - Second: 
10/1/1981
Termination Reason - Second: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
10/1/1981
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