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Bernard C. Silver


JUDICIAL BIOGRAPHY

Year elected to the bench: 2006
Assignments: General Civil, Division H

EDUCATION

Law School: Stetson University
Undergraduate: University of Florida, B.A.E., 1967

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Admitted to:
     Florida Bar, 1971
     U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1972
     U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
     U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1981
     U.S. Claims Court, 1990
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
American Board of Trial Advocates
Member of the Florida Bar:
     Civil Procedure Rules Committee, 1983-86; 2003- 2007
     Individual Rights and Responsibilities Commissions, 1983-84
     Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, 1988-1991
     Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, 1993-2003
Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc.
J. Clifford Cheatwood Inn of Court (Master), President 2011-2012
Judicial Nominating Commission, Second District Court of Appeals, 1982-85; Chairman, 1985-86
Certified Mediator, State and Federal
Board of Directors and Board of Trustees of The Spring, 1998- 2006