Henry Lee Adams Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1945
Birthplace: 
Jacksonville, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Reginald Heber Smith fellow, Duval County Legal Aid Association, Florida, 1969-1970
Assistant public defender, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1970-1972
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1972-1979
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1979-1993

Education

Name of School: 
Florida A&M University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1966
Name of School - Second: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1969

Judicial Career

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

Florida Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/24/1993
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/8/2010
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