Chief Judge L. Clayton
18, 2007 by Governor Charlie Crist.
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.
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.
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.
Smith, Judicial Assistant; Theresa Murphy, Law Clerk; Laura Ketcham, Law