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The Honorable Jeffrey Mahl

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The Honorable:
Jeffrey Mahl


EDUCATION:

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Kent College of Law
– Juris Doctorate with High Honors, 1983

Elmhurst College
– B.A. with Highest Honors, 1979


PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

Office of the Attorney General State of Florida, 1996-2009
– Senior Assistant Attorney General – Civil Trial Attorney

Private Practice 1983 – 1996 – Civil Trial Attorney
– Civil trial practice in both State and Federal Court
– Sole or lead counsel in over 200 cases tried to judgment
– Including 41 jury trials. 3 trials received national media
– Coverage 6 trials receive statewide media coverage eight trials received local coverage.
– Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney 1993-1998


JUDICIAL HISTORY:

Circuit Judge Brevard County, 2009 to present
– Appointed to the Circuit Court by former Governor Charlie Crist, 2009. Re-elected in 2012, and term expires in January of 2019.

Division assignments:
– Civil – July, 2017 – Present
– Criminal – January, 2015 – July, 2017
– Juvenile Dependency/Family Combined Division – June, 2012 – January, 2015
– Civil – June, 2011 – June, 2012
– Civil/Family Combined Division – January, 2010 – June, 2011

Past Administrative Positions in the Courts:
– Administrative Judge, Civil Division
– Administrative Judge, Children’s Services Council
– Administrative Judge, Jail Oversight Committee


ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:

– Cyber-Safety volunteer speaker at Brevard County Public Schools
– Speaker under the Justice Teaching Program
– Member and officer of several High school booster clubs
– Bulldog Wrestling Club (AAU, youth wrestling) Board member 2005-2009
– Bulldog Wrestling Club Copper level coach (USA Wrestling) (youth wrestling)
– Assistant Wrestling Coach from 1998 to 2009 (AAU and FAWA)


LAW RELATED ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:

– Member, Brevard County Bar Association