Emerson R. Thompson, Jr.

2020

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant

Senior

Phone 407.836.2276

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2020

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant
Judicial Assignment
  • 2008-2019 Senior Judge

  • 1993-2008 Judge, Fifth District Court of Appeal

  • 2000-2003 Chief Judge, Fifth District Court of Appeal

  • 1980-1993 Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court

  • 1989-1992 Chief Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court

  • 1976-1980 County Judge, Orange County

Education
  • Juris Doctor: Florida State University 1973

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science: University of Florida 1970

Professional Activities
  • Member, The Florida Bar

  • Former Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, American Judicature Society

  • Member, National Bar Association

  • Member, Paul C. Perkins Bar Association

  • Member, Florida Supreme Court Statistics and Workload Committee

  • Member, Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges

  • Member, State Courts System Equal Employment Opportunity Committee

  • Member, Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee

  • Member, The Florida Supreme Court Racial and Ethnic Bias Study Commission

  • Former Member, Florida Supreme Court and the Florida Bar Bench/Bar Commission (Style and Drafting Committee)

  • Former Member, Florida Supreme Court Pro Bono Committee

  • Member, The Florida Bar Foundation

  • Founding Member and First President, Central Florida American Inns of Court

  • Member, Executive Committee of the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges

  • Former Chair, Probate Section, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges

  • Former Member, Executive Council, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges

  • Former Member, Judicial Administration Section, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges

  • Former Member, Judicial Relations Committee of Orange County Bar Association

  • Former Instructor, Guardian Ad Litem Program, Orange County Bar Association