The Office of the Marshal is responsible for maintaining the
Court's buildings and overseeing the Court's personnel and financial matters. In addition
the Marshal's Office is responsible for opening court and keeping order in the courtroom
as well as operating the Court's library and maintaining the Court's computer network.
(Highest Honors), George Washington Law School, 1991; J.D. (With Honors), Duke
Law School, 1983; B.S., U.S. Naval Academy 1977.
Marshal McCarthy served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years, retiring as a Navy
Captain in 2002. While on active duty, Marshal McCarthy served in numerous
assignments at sea and abroad including: Executive Assistant to the Judge
Advocate General 1991-1993; Military Legal Advisor to the Secretary of the Navy
1993-1998; and Commanding Officer Trial Service Office Southeast 1998-2002.
Marshal McCarthy’s has served stints as senior counsel at Holland & Knight LLP;
Director of Military Affairs, Veteran & Disabled Services for City of
Jacksonville; Chief Assistant State Attorney 4th Judicial Circuit; Director at
Wounded Warrior Project; and Executive Director of Center for Smart Justice at