Rosemary Barkett

Personal

Birthday: 
1939
Birthplace: 
Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Member, Sisters of St. Joseph, 1956-1967
Teacher, elementary and junior high schools, St. Augustine, Florida, 1960-1968
Private practice, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1971-1979
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, 1979-1984; chief judge, 1983-1984
Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Fourth District, 1984-1985
Justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1985-1994; chief justice, 1992-1994
Judge, Iran-United States Claim Tribunal, The Hague, 2013-

Education

Name of School: 
St. Joseph`s College, Jensen Beach, Florida
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1959
Name of School - Second: 
Spring Hill College
Degree - Second: 
B.S.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967
Name of School - Third: 

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 - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1970

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/15/1994
Termination Date: 
9/30/2013
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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