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The Honorable George Paulk

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The Honorable:
George Paulk


EDUCATION:

  • JD, University of Florida, College of Law, 1985
  • BS, University of Florida, College of Business, 1982
  • AA, Florida State University, 1979
  • Merritt Island High School, 1977

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

  • Supervising Attorney, Guardian ad Litem Program, Brevard and Seminole Counties, FL 2001-2014
  • Adjunct Professor, Business, Criminal Justice, and Paralegal Studies, 1999 to 2014
  • Attorney, Private Practice, Brevard and Seminole Counties, FL – Business, Family, and Criminal law; 1986 to 2001
  • Assistant State Attorney, 18th Circuit, 1987 to 1988
  • Admitted U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1987
  • Admitted Florida Bar, 1986

JUDICIAL HISTORY:

  • Family Division and Domestic Violence, 2015 to present
  • Circuit Judge, 2015 to present

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:

  • Vassar B. Carleton American Inn of Court
  • Member, Brevard County Civilian/Military Council, 45th Space Wing
  • Member, East Coast Christian Center, Merritt Island
  • Prior Member (10 years), First Baptist Church Merritt Island
  • Prior Member (10 years), Park Avenue Baptist, Titusville
  • Prior Little League Coach, Cocoa and Merritt Island (10 years)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

  • Guardian Ad Litem Leadership Award, 2010
  • Junny Award from Protect Our Children, Inc., 2008 (in recognition of long history of representing children in need)
  • Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Award, 1993 (for representing abused, abandoned and neglected children of Brevard County, FL)
  • 18th Judicial Circuit Nominee for the Supreme Court Tobias Simon Pro Bono Award (for long-standing commitment to pro bono representation of children and families in crisis)