Seminole Circuit Judge - Linda D. Schoonover


 
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EDUCATION:
  • Stetson College of Law – J.S. – 1985
  • Florida State University – B.S. – 1977
  • University of Florida - 1975

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:
  • Admitted to the Florida Bar, 1985
  • Admitted to the Middle District of Florida – 1985, 2009
  • Private Practice; Schoonover Law Firm, Altamonte Springs, Longwood and Lake Mary, Florida – 1989-2010
    • Litigation Practice in the areas of marital and family law, probate and employment law. Also practiced in the areas of appellate law and domestic and international trademarks
  • Gray, Harris & Robinson, P.A., Orlando, FL – 1985-1989
    • Practiced in the areas of municipal securities, healthcare, employment and corporate law – 1985-1989
  • Florida Supreme Court Mediator 1994 – present
  • Board Certified in Marital and Family Law – 1994-2009

JUDICIAL HISTORY:
  • Elected Circuit Judge 18th Judicial Circuit of Florida 2010
  • Serve in Family; Civil divisions

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:
  • Seminole County Bar Association, Director – 2004-2011
  • Member of Seminole County Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Seminole, Class 18
  • Lake Mary Rotary Club
  • Brevard County Bar Association
  • Seminole County Community Leaders and Elected Officials
  • League of Woman Voters, Private Business Association of Seminole County

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:
  • Paul Harris Fellow – 2009
  • Speaker, Leadership Seminole – 2009
  • Law Review; Stetson College of Law - 1985