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Justice Carlos G. Muñiz

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Candidate Background

Judicial Background

  • 2019 - present: Justice, Florida Supreme Court. Appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Additional Background

Before Justice Muñiz joined the Supreme Court, he held many government positions:

  • 2018 - 2019: General Counsel under Betsy DeVos, U.S. Department of Education. Appointed by President Donald Trump, confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
  • 2011 - 2014: Deputy Attorney General & Chief-of-Staff under Pam Bondi, Office of the Attorney General of Florida
  • 2007 - 2009: General Counsel & Deputy Chief-of-Staff under Senator Marco Rubio, Office of the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
  • 2005 - 2006: General Counsel, Florida Department of Financial Services
  • 2001 - 2003: Deputy General Counsel, administration of Governor Jeb Bush

He was also the Policy Director of the Republican Party of Florida (2006-2007) and Managing Director at Bancroft Associates in Washington, D.C. (2009-2010). He has a handful of years of experience in private practice in and outside of Florida. He was also law clerk to two federal judges.

He is a conservative, textualist justice and has been a member of the Federalist Society since law school.

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