History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kovachevich, Elizabeth Anne
Born 1936 in Canton, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 26, 1982, to a seat vacated by George C. Young. Confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1982, and received commission on March 9, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1996-2002.

Education:
St. Petersburg Junior College, A.A., 1956
University of Miami, B.B.A., 1958
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:
Research/administrative aide, Pinellas County Legislative Delegation, Florida State Legislature, 1961
Private practice, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1961-1973
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1973-1982

 

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