This candidate is a member of the Federalist Society.
Michael Stewart has 11 years of experience as an attorney.
He started his career in 2010. For 4 years, he was a Public Defender for the 9th Circuit. For the last 5 years, he worked in private practice and has handled personal injury cases. He held an externship for Judge Jay Cohen of the 5th District Court of Appeal.
Note: When googling, he is Michael J. Stewart, not Michael D. Stewart, and there are multiple Michael J. Stewarts.
Note: Some sources, like the Orlando Sentinel and Florida Today, have a limited number of free articles before putting up a paywall.
This Candidate Only
- Video: GOAABA/ACT Judicial Candidate Forum, Circuit Court (1h27m)
- Video: Orlando Sentinel Board Interview on YouTube, John Beamer and Michael Stewart, 2022 (36m)
- Video Forum: Hot Topics Judicial Candidates Forum (League of Women Voters Orange County, 2022)
John Beamer & Michael Stewart (13m - 23m) Audience Questions to All Candidates (36m - 51m). Audience topics: public schools, handgun owners, Federalist Society, Textualism, maintaining objectivity, judges in the news, racial bias
* Appointed instead of running for election because of a vacancy between election cycles.