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Paul, Maurice Mitchell

Born May 16, 1932, in Jacksonville, FL
Died December 29, 2016, in Orlando, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 26, 1982, to a seat vacated by Winston E. Arnow. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1982, and received commission on June 21, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1993-1997. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1997. Service terminated on December 29, 2016, due to death.

University of Florida, B.S.B.A., 1954
University of Florida College of Law (now Fredric G. Levin College of Law), LL.B., 1960

Professional Career:

U.S. Air Force, 1954-1957
Interim instructor, University of Florida College of Law, 1960
Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1960-1972
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Ninth Judicial Circuit, 1973-1982