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President
Philip D. Parrish
Philip D. Parrish, P.A.
phil@parrishappeals.com

President Elect
Charles M-P “Chip” George
Law Offices of Charles M-P George
cgeorge@cmpg-law.com

Secretary
Elliot B. Kula
Kula & Associates, PA
Elliot@kulalegal.com

Treasurer
Thomas S. Ward
Rennert Vogel Mandler & Rodriguez, P.A.
tward@rvmrlaw.com

Membership Director
Dinah Stein
Hicks, Porter, Ebenfeld & Stein, P.A.
dstein@mhickslaw.com

Board Members
Jeffrey B. Crockett (2015-19)
Andrew P. Kawel (2016-18)
Jennifer Olmedo-Rodriguez (2015-19)
Karla Perkins (2017-19)
Rebecca M. Plasencia (2015-19)
Jay A. Yagoda (2016-18)

Board Member Ex Officio
Honorable Frank A. Shepherd

Immediate Past-President
Paul Morris

Past Presidents
Kimberly Kanoff Berman
Dorothy F. Easley
Alina Alonso Rodriguez
Roy D. Wasson
Lauri Waldman Ross
Lucinda A. Hofmann
Elizabeth M. Rodriguez
Kathleen M. O’Connor

Co-Founders
Edward G. Guedes
Kathleen M. O’Connor

Incorporated in 2008, the Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, collection, and commemoration of the history of Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal. The Society's mission is to preserve the Court's historical records; to collect and create further records, in print and electronic media; to commemorate the history and achievements of the Court; and to educate the public about the workings of the Court and the judicial system. The Society is neither part of the judicial branch of the state of Florida, nor is it owned or controlled by the Third District Court of Appeal.

View our Past Presidents here!

February 2016 Interview with the Historical Society’s Founders

Lady Justice

On February 8, 2017, Judge Luck was appointed to serve as the thirty-seventh judge in the history of the Third District Court of Appeal. A judicial profile about Judge Luck appears in the Florida Bar’s Appellate Practice Section’s online publication, The Record.  A link to that judicial profile is here:

Judge Luck Judicial Profile

The Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society celebrated its members-only Fifth Annual Ice Cream Social on February 15, 2018, immediately following the pinning ceremony recognizing the Court staff’s outstanding service and dedication.

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Interested in volunteering as a coach or mentor for high school moot court competitions throughout Florida?

Former Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society’s board member, Harvey Sepler, details his experiences here. The Society will circulate additional information about volunteering for the 2017 competition when the problem is released in mid-fall 2017.

Leslie B. Rothenberg Elected to Succeed Judge Richard J. Suarez as Chief Judge of the Third District Court of Appeal in 2017

The judges of the Third District Court of Appeal have unanimously elected Judge Leslie B. Rothenberg as Chief Judge Elect. Judge Rothenberg will succeed Chief Judge Richard J. Suarez on July 1, 2017.

Book

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal: Balancing Justice, 1957-2007 (.pdf) or (.docx) order forms.

This book details the creation and evolution of Florida’s district appellate court system, focusing on the Third District Court of Appeal, whose jurisdiction covers Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

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CONTACT INFO:

Philip D. Parrish, P.A.
7301 SW 57th Court, Suite 430
Miami, Florida 33143
305 670 5550
305 670 5552

 

The Third District Historical Society is a Chapter 496 Charitable Organization.

Florida State Registration Number: CH19231

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM 

THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION

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