BIOGRAPHY
Honorable Judge Paul B. Kanarek

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EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor - University of Florida - 1975
  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Florida - 1972
  • Martin County High School - 1968

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Circuit Judge - January 4, 1988 - Present
  • Chief Judge 19th Judicial Circuit - 1997 - 2001
  • Administrative Judge Family Division - 1996 - 1997
  • Administrative Judge Civil Division - 1992 - 1993
  • Florida Trial Court Budget Commission - December 1, 2000 - Present
  • 19th Circuit Judicial Mentor Coordinator/Trainer

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

  • Paul B. Kanarek Attorney at Law - 1980 - 1987
  • Chief Assistant Public Defender 19th Circuit - 1979 - 1980
  • Assistant Public Defender 19th Circuit - 1975 - 1979

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Kiwanis Club of Vero - Treasure Coast
  • Indian River County Children’s Services Council - Board Member
  • Substance Abuse Council of Indian River County - Advisory Board
  • Shared Services Alliance of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast
  • Temple Beth Shalom - Board of Trustees
  • Gifford Community Center Advisory Board