Circuit Judge Donna McIntosh Biography

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The Honorable Donna McIntosh


EDUCATION:

  • University of Florida, College of Law J.D., 1983, with honors
  • Stetson University, B.B.A. in Accounting, 1977, cum laude
  • Seminole State College, 1975
  • Lyman High School, 1973

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

  • Admitted to the Florida Bar 1983
  • Stenstrom, McIntosh, Julian, Colbert, Whigham, and Simmons, P.A. 1984-2001 Partner
  • United States Peace Corps Volunteer (Guatemala) 1978-1980

JUDICIAL HISTORY:

  • Appointed Circuit Judge, May 2001
  • Florida Supreme Court Criminal Steering Committee, 2014 to present
  • Florida Conference of Circuit Judges Civil Justice Chair, 2013 to 2020
  • Florida Criminal Punishment Code Task Force, 2020

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:

  • The Florida Bar since 1983
  • Seminole County Bar Association (President 1996)
  • Volie A. Williams Inn of Court
  • Former Member of Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee
  • Former Member of Central Florida Legal Services Board of Directors
  • Former Member of Barry Law School Advisory Board, Chair 1998
  • Former Member of Seminole State College Foundation

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

  • Seminole County Bar Association Award for Judge of the Year, 2007 and 2016
  • The Florida Bar, Education for Justice Award 2007
  • Seminole State College, Distinguished Alumni Award 2006