Circuit Judge Jennifer Taylor Biography

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The Honorable Jennifer Taylor

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The Honorable
Jennifer Taylor


EDUCATION:

  • University of Florida College of Law 1986
  • Participant International Law Review
  • Honors Graduate

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

  • Admitted to the Florida Bar 1987
  • Board Certified in Marital and Family Law
  • General Magistrate, 18th Judicial Circuit 2004 – 2016
  • Law Office of Freyberg & Taylor 2003 – 2004
  • Brevard County Guardian Ad Litem Program, part-time counsel 2000 – 2002
  • Law Office of Thomas H. Yardley 1997 – 2003
  • Law Office of Hernan Castro 1990 – 1997
  • Tangel-Rodriguez & Castro 1987 – 1990

JUDICIAL CAREER:

  • Brevard County Administrative Judge, 2021 to present
  • Family Law Administrative Judge, 2017 to 2021
  • Appointed Circuit Court Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit, 2016 to present
  • Co-presenter at the 2012 Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies and 2013 Florida Conference of Circuit Judges

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:

  • Brevard County Bar Association Member
  • Brevard County Bar Association Board of Directors 1999 – 2000
  • Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court member 1999 – 2002, 2005 to present, President 2020 to present
  • Brevard Family Law Network chair, 2005 – 2016
  • Florida Bar Association Client Security Fund Committee Member 2001 – 2004
  • Florida Bar Association Grievance Committee Member 1999 – 2002, Chair 2003
  • Frank R. Pound Presenter of the Year, Vassar B. Carlton Inn of Court, 2013
  • Silver Level Recognition from Florida Supreme Court for pro bono service, 2004
  • Brevard County Bar Association Professionalism Award, 2001