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

(850) 487-1000 main

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Judge Lori S. Rowe


Born:                August 5, 1970, in Pensacola, Florida
Appointed:      September 15, 2009 by Governor Charlie Crist
Family:            Married to Richard J. Rowe, two children


         Bachelor of Arts in Classical Languages, Vanderbilt University, 1992

         Master of Business Administration, Florida State University, College of Business, 1997

         Juris Doctor, Florida State University, College of Law, 1997


Offices and Positions:

         Judge, First District Court of Appeal, 2009 – present

         Deputy Chief of Staff, Executive Office of the Governor, 2007-2009

         Executive Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, 2005-2006

         Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, 2004-2005

         Director of Multistate Litigation, Office of the Attorney General, 2003-2004

         Associate, Gray, Harris & Robinson, P.A, 2000-2003

         Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Section, Office of the Attorney General, 1997-2000


Bar Offices and Activities:

         Board Certification in Antitrust and Trade Regulation, The Florida Bar Board of Legal  Specialization, 2004-present

         The Florida Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee, Member, 2005-2006

         The Federalist Society, Tallahassee Lawyers Chapter, Member, 2015-present

         Tallahassee Women Lawyers, Member, 2009-present

         First District l Appellate American Inn of Court, Team Leader and Executive Committee Member, 2015


Teaching Positions:

         Adjunct Professor, Florida State University, Spring 2013-present


Civic Activities:

         Junior League of Tallahassee, Sustaining Member, 2004-present

         Killearn United Methodist Church, Member, 2009-present

         Suwannee River Area Boy Scout Council, Cub Scout Day Camp Director 2014, 2015



         Allison Hunter, Career Attorney

         Joanna Summers, Law Clerk

         Penny Kuhl, Judicial Assistant




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