Circuit Judge Nancy Maloney Biography

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The Honorable Nancy Maloney


    • JD, Rutgers Law School, Newark, NJ
    • MA, Columbia University, NY, NY
    • BA, New York University, NY, NY
    • AA, Brevard Community College, Cocoa, FL


  • Elected to the Circuit Bench, November 2014
  • Served in: Family, Delinquency and Felony


  • Post-Doctoral Fellow/Legal Affiliate, United Nations, Crime and Justice Research Institute, Rome, Italy
  • Legal Intern, United Nations, Crime Prevention Criminal Justice Bureau, NY, NY
  • Member, Middle Temple Hall, Inns of Court, London School of Economics, London, UK
  • Constitutional Litigation Clinic, Rutgers Law School, Newark, NJ


  • Senior Staff Attorney, Child Welfare Legal Services, Florida Department of Children and Families
  • Assistant Public Defender, 18th Judicial Circuit, Division Chief for Juvenile
  • Counseling Director, Upward Bound
  • Teacher Adjunct Faculty, Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ


  • Citizen Member/Editorial Board, Florida Today Newspaper
  • Citizen Advisory Board, WMFE 90.7 National Public Radio/TV
  • Board Member/President of Board/and of Counsel, Children’s Home Society of Florida, (Brevard County)
  • Brevard County Bar Association
  • Seminole County Bar Association
  • Vassar B. Carleton, Inns of Court
  • The Florida Bar
  • The New York Bar
  • The Washington, D.C. Bar
  • The Supreme Court of the State of Florida
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • Juvenile Justice Council, Truancy Advisory Board
  • Country Acres Advisory Board
  • Teen Court
  • Moot Court
  • Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
  • Florida Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate
  • League of Women Voters
  • The National Congress of Black Women, Inc.,
  • Cocoa Beach Daybreak Rotary Club


  • Acknowledgement: Florida Today Newspaper Editorial Board
  • Acknowledgement: Children’s Home Society, Board Chair
  • 10 Year Service Pin, Office of the Public Defender, 18th Judicial Circuit, FL
  • Teen Court Volunteer of the Year