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Martha J. Cook


JUDICIAL BIOGRAPHY

Year elected to the bench: 2003

Assignments: Juvenile Dependency Division(2003-2007)
                     Unified Family Law Divisions (2007-2008)
                     General Civil Division G (2008-2011) 
                     Criminal Justice & Trial (2011-present)

EDUCATION

Law School: University of Florida, (1977) Juris Doctor, with honors

Graduate: University of South Florida
                M.A. Psychology/Education

Undergraduate: Stetson University (1970)
                        B.A. Psychology, Magna cum laude

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

The Florida Bar (1977)
The Georgia Bar (1981)
Fellow, American Academy of Civil Trial Mediators
The Hillsborough County Bar Association
The Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers (Mentoring Chair, 1997)
Ferguson White Inn of Court, Bencher (2003 to present)
Instructor, Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies (2005 to present)
Admitted:
                 United States Supreme Court
                 Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
                 United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
                 United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
                 United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
                 Georgia Supreme Court
                 Georgia Appellate Courts

  

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Bell Shoals Baptist Church
Guardian ad Litem Attorney of the Year (1997)