Judge Charles B. Curry


Education
J.D. Florida State University College of Law, 1978
B.A. St. Leo College, 1975 (Summa Cum Laude)
Haines City High School (Honors), 1970

Judicial Experience
Chief Judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1999 - 2003
Circuit Judge, 1989 - Present
Administrative Judge of the Probate Division, Current
Administrative Judge of the General Civil Division, 1990
Administrative Judge of the Family Law Division, 1991 - 1992
Administrative Judge of the Felony Division, 1994
Administrative Judge of the Juvenile Division, 1995 - 1997
County Judge, 1983 - 1989
Administrative Judge of the Court, 1984 and 1987
Served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Conference of County Court Judges of Florida.

Legal Experience
Attorney at Law - Shannon & Curry Attorneys at Law, 1980 - 1983
Practiced primarily in the areas of criminal law, family law, commercial litigation and real estate.
Assistant State Attorney, 1979 - 1980
Prosecutor in the County and Circuit Courts of Polk and Hardee Counties, primarily in the area of narcotics prosecution.
Served as a course instructor in the Police Academy of Polk Community College.

Military Experience
United States Air Force, 1971 - 1976
Decorations - Small Arms Expert Citation; Air Force Outstanding Unit Citations - Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Commendation Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal; Meritorious Service Medal. Named Outstanding First Term N.C.O. of the Air Force Systems Command for 1975.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 9000
Drawer J133
Bartow, FL 33831-9000