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Judge Dan Traver

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About this Court Position

Candidate Background

Judicial Background

  • 2019 - present: Judge, 5th District Court of Appeal. Appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis.
  • 2014 - 2019: Circuit Judge, 9th Judicial Circuit Court. Appointed by Governor Rick Scott.* Re-elected to a full term in 2016 by 52.86% of the vote.

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

Additional Background

Judge Traver started as a judicial clerk for Senior U.S. District Court Judge Kendall Sharp (2001-2003). He then spent 1 year in private practice in Chicago before moving to Orlando. Between 2005 and 2014, he worked at law firm GrayRobinson, specializing in complex commercial litigation. He has also been involved in court education. He has delivered lectures on topics like legal writing and domestic violence/stalking court proceedings.

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