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Walker, Mark Eaton

Born 1967 in Winter Garden, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 16, 2012, to a seat vacated by Stephan P. Mickle. Confirmed by the Senate on December 6, 2012, and received commission on December 7, 2012. Served as chief judge, 2018-present.

Education:
University of Florida, B.A., 1989
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Emmett Ripley Cox, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1993-1994
Law clerk, Hon. Stephen H. Grimes, Florida Supreme Court, 1994-1996
Private practice, Tallahassee, Florida, 1996, 1997, 1999-2008
Law clerk, Hon. Robert L. Hinkle, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1996-1997
Assistant public defender, Second Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1997-1999
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Second Judicial Circuit, 2009-2012