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The Vote’s in YOUR COURT - Justice Barbara J. Pariente

Justice Barbara J. Pariente
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Justice Barbara J. Pariente

Justice Pariente’s legal and judicial career has spanned over 38 years. She has been a Justice since 1997 and served as Chief Justice from 2004 through 2006.

  • Justice Pariente was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame in 2008
  • She has served as a mentor to students through Take Stock in Children, a program for helping economically disadvantaged students earn a college scholarship.
  • She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Florida Association of Women Lawyers' Award in recognition of lifelong dedication to the success of women lawyers in the legal profession.
  • Justice Pariente speaks frequently throughout the state to promote better awareness of the need for increased focus on civic education and on topics ranging from professionalism, judicial independence and the unified family court to juvenile justice and crime prevention.

Please visit the Florida Supreme Court website for Justice Pariente’s full biography and External Link read a profile of Justice Pariente published in the October 2004 Bar Journal.

[Revised: 07-06-2012]