Judge Richard W. Ervin, III

  • Birthdate: October 16, 1934
  • Birthplace: Palatka, Florida
  • Spouse: Carol 
  • Children: Five 


B.A., Florida State University, 1957;LL.B., University of Florida, College of Law, 1960

Legal Offices & Positions:

Judge, District Court of Appeal, First District, January 1977 to present; Chief Judge, First District Court of Appeal, 1983-85; Public Defender, Second Judicial Circuit, July 1963 to January 1977; Assistant United States District Attorney, Northern District of Florida, April 1960 until January 1963; Civil Practice, 1963-1969

Honors & Awards:

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta (legal fraternity), Pi Sigma Alpha (political science honorary fraternity).

Judicial & Bar Activities:

Member of The Florida Bar and the Tallahassee Bar Association; Florida Appellate Court Rules Committee; Governor's Council on Criminal Justice. 

Other Civic Activities:

Member of Episcopal Church of the Advent; former member of Exchange, Elk's and Toastmasters Clubs