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First District Court of Appeal
2000 Drayton Drive.
Tallahassee, Florida

(850) 487-1000 main

(850) 488-6151 clerk's office

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Judge L. Clayton Roberts



  • Appointed: January 18, 2007 by Governor Charlie Crist.

  • Education: Bachelor of Science with concentration in Military History, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1987; Juris Doctor, Florida State University, College of Law, 1991.

  • Other Positions Held: Deputy Attorney General, 2006-2007; Executive Deputy Attorney General, 2003-2006; General Counsel, Florida Department of State, 2002-2003; Director, Florida Division of Elections, 1999-2002; Council Attorney, Public Responsibility Council, Florida House of Representatives, 1998-1999; Staff Director, Committee on Election Reform, Florida House of Representatives, 1997-1998; Staff Attorney, Committee on Executive Business, Ethics & Elections, The Florida Senate, 1995-1997.

  • Faculty: Adjunct Professor of Law, Florida State University, 2004-Spring 2013; Adjunct Professor of Law, St. Thomas University, 2005; Courses: State Constitutional Law 2005-2007; Election Law, 2004.

  • Staff: Suzanne Smith, Judicial Assistant; Theresa Murphy, Law Clerk; Laura Ketcham, Law Clerk.




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