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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
ORGANIZATION, 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