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The Honorable: George Paulk

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The Honorable:
George Paulk


EDUCATION:

  • JURIS DOCTORATE, University of Florida, College of Law, 1985
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, University of Florida, College of Business, 1982
  • ASSOCIATE OF ARTS, 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, 1999-2014
  • Attorney, Private Practice, Brevard and Seminole Counties, FL – Business, Family, and Criminal law; 1986-2001
  • Assistant State Attorney, 18th Circuit, 1987-1988
  • Admitted U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1987
  • Licensed Florida Bar, 1986

JUDICIAL HISTORY:

  • 2015-present: Circuit Court Family Division and Domestic Violence, Titusville
  • 2014: Elected Circuit Court Judge, Florida Eighteenth Judicial Circuit

ORGANIZATION, 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 yrs), First Baptist Church Merritt Island
  • Prior Member (10 yrs), Park Avenue Baptist, Titusville
  • Prior Little League Coach, Cocoa and Merritt Island (10 yrs)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

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