Appointed to the bench in 1994 - County Court, Appointed by Governor Lawton Chiles.
- Elected without opposition in 1994.
- Re-elected without opposition in 1998.
Appointed to the Circuit Court in 1999, Appointed by Governor Jeb Bush.
- Elected without opposition in 2000, 2006 and 2012.
- Current Assignment: Chief Judge, General Civil Division "Z"
- Felony Division
- County Criminal
- Domestic Violence
- Family Law
South Texas College of Law
Magdalen College, Oxford, England
Diploma in International Law, 1982
University of Florida - B.S., Advertising, 1979
Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges, Past Chair
Trial Court Budget Commission - Executive Committee
Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation
Florida Court Technology Commission
The Hillsborough County Bar Association
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
The Florida Bar Association