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The Honorable Stephen R. Koons


EDUCATION:

  • B.S. Florida State University – 1970
  • J.D. Florida State University – 1973

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

  • Asst. Attorney General of Florida 1973-1975
  • Asst. State Attorney of Florida 1975-1977
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer 1985-2015

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

  • State of Florida 1973-1977
  • Weathers and Narkier P.A. Associate 1978-1979
  • Davis and Koons Partner 1980-1983
  • McGee, Jordan, Shuey, Koons, Schroeder, and Morris, Partner 1984-1989
  • Stephen R. Koons P.A. 1990-1992
  • Powers and Koons 1992-1995
  • Stephen R. Koons P.A. 1995-2012

JUDICIAL HISTORY:

  • County Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit 2012-Present

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS (PAST & PRESENT):

  • Florida Bar 1973-Present
  • Colorado Bar 1990-Inactive
  • U.S. Supreme Court – 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District 1973-Present.
  • Former Federal Trial Bar Member.
  • Former Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer.
  • Former Adjuster Instructor Florida Atlantic University.
  • Former General Counsel to First Federal Savings and Loan of Lake Worth, Florida.
  • Former President Gold Coast Chapter, Federal Bar.
  • Former President Lake Worth Bar Association.
  • Former President Brevard Bar Foundation.
  • Former Master Member Vassar B. Carlton Inn of Court.
  • Former Member and Vice-Chairman of Palm Beach County Grievance Committee.
  • Former Director Brevard County Legal Aid.
  • Former Member Palm Beach County Bar Association.
  • Member Brevard County Bar Association.
  • Member Indialantic Rotary Club.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

  • Brevard County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year 2007.
  • Multiple Pro Bono Awards; Brevard and Palm Beach County.
  • Pro Bono Award, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.
  • Service Awards YMCA of Palm Beach.