James Lawrence King

Personal

Birthday: 
1927
Birthplace: 
Miami, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force, 1953-1955
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1953-1964
Member, Florida Board of Regents, 1964
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1964-1970
Associate justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1965
Associate justice, Florida District Court of Appeal, Third District, 1966-1967

Education

Name of School: 
University of Florida
Degree: 
B.A.E.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

Levin College of Law - University of Florida

The law school offers courses of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree, including Certificate Programs in Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and Trusts Practice, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law or International and Comparative Law. Joint J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. degrees in a variety of disciplines are available, too. The college also offers one of the leading LL.M. in Taxation programs in the United States.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1953

Judicial Career

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

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/19/1970
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/20/1992
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