Susan Harrell Black

Personal

Birthday: 
1943
Birthplace: 
Valdosta, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

High school teacher, Jacksonville, Florida, 1967-1968
Attorney, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, Florida, 1968-1969
Assistant state`s attorney, Jacksonville, Florida, 1969-1972
Assistant general counsel, Jacksonville, Florida, 1972-1973
Judge, Duval County [Florida] Court, 1973-1975
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1975-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Florida State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1964
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: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967
Name of School - Third: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1984

Judicial Career

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

Florida Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/24/1979
Termination Date: 
9/3/1992
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
8/12/1992
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
2/25/2011
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