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Judge Brian D. Lambert

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Candidate Background

Judicial Background

  • 2014 - present: Judge, 5th District Court of Appeal. Appointed by Governor Rick Scott. In 2016, he won the retention vote by 68.85%.
  • 2000 - 2014: Circuit Judge, 5th Judicial Circuit Court. Appointed by Governor Jeb Bush.* He spent 12 years on the Circuit Court Appellate Panel. He likely ran unopposed in the 2002 and 2008 elections (no information found). He also filled in during temporary vacancies on the higher-ranking 5th District Court of Appeal several times.

* Appointment due to a vacancy, this role is normally filled through an election.

Additional Background

Judge Lambert started his career focusing on general trial litigation, which included civil, probate, some criminal, and some domestic relations. He stayed at the same firm for 10 years. He then opened his own practice, and for 8 years specialized as an insurance defense attorney.

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