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The Honorable Judge Stephen R. Koons

Temporary Acting Circuit Judge

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The Honorable:
Stephen R. Koons


EDUCATION:

  • Satellite High School – 1966
  • A.A. Brevard Junior College – 1968
  • 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
  • AV Rated, 1996 – Present

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

  • State of Florida, 1973-1977
  • Weathers and Narkier P.A. Associate, 1978-1979
  • Davis and Koons, 1980-1983
  • McGee, Jordan, Shuey, Koons, Schroeder, and Morris, 1984-1989
  • Stephen R. Koons P.A., 1990-1992
  • Powers and Koons P.A., 1992-1994
  • Koons and Ged P.A., 1994-1996
  • Stephen R. Koons P.A., 1996-2012

JUDICIAL HISTORY:

  • County Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit, Elected 2012
  • Chief Administrative County Judge, 2015 -2016
  • Acting Circuit Judge, 2017 – Present

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS (PAST & PRESENT):

  • Florida Bar, 1973-Present
  • Colorado Bar, 1990-Inactive
  • U.S. Supreme Court, admitted 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District, admitted 1973
  • Former Federal Trial Bar Member
  • Former Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • Former Adjunct 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 the Palm Beaches

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Judgment at Twenty Mile Bend, Crime Novel, Atlantic Publishing Group, 2016