Judge Charles B. Curry

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Juris Doctor 1978 Florida State University College of Law Tallahassee, Florida
BA St. Leo College Saint Leo, Florida January 1, 1975 (Summa Cum Laude)
Haines City High School Haines City, Florida (Honors) June 5, 1970


Chief Judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit   April 1, 1999 - March 1, 2003
Circuit Judge January 3, 1989 - Present
Administrative Judge of the Probate Division. (Current)
Administrative Judge of the General Civil Division January 1- December 31, 1990.
Administrative Judge of the Family Law Division July 1, 1991- April 30, 1992.
Administrative Judge of the Felony Division January 1, 1994 - July 1, 1994.
Administrative Judge of the Juvenile Division January 1,1995 - June 30, 1997.
County Judge January 4, 1983 - January 2, 1989
Administrative Judge of the Court 1984 and 1987
Served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Conference of County Court Judges of Florida.


Attorney at Law October 1, 1980 - January 3, 1983 Shannon & Curry Attorneys at Law
Ft. Meade and Lakeland, Florida
Practiced primarily in the areas of criminal law, family law, commercial litigation and real estate.
Assistant State Attorney April 2, 1979 - September 30, 1980
Prosecutor in the County and Circuit Courts of Polk and Hardee Counties, primarily in the area of narcotics prosecution.
Served as a course instructor in the Police Academy of Polk Community College.


United States Air Force - March 10, 1971 - August 15, 1976.
Decorations - Small Arms Expert Citation; Air Force Outstanding Unit Citations - Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Commendation Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal; Meritorious Service Medal. Named Outstanding First Term N.C.O. of the Air Force Systems Command for 1975.

Updated 10/17/2003
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