The Florida Bar News
September 15, 2017
BROWARD COUNTY JUDGE ROBERT F. DIAZ received the Conference of County Court Judges of Florida’s highest honor, the Harvey Ford Award, in recognition of his service to the community, the legal profession, and to the conference. Judge Diaz serves at the Broward County Central Courthouse in the misdemeanor criminal division. Some of Judge Diaz’s accomplishments include receiving the 2017 “Adjunct Professor of the Year” at Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad College of Law School, where he has taught the Street Law Program for 26 years; was voted the Law Related Education Judge of the Year by The Florida Bar in 1996; served as a volunteer faculty member for Florida’s New Judges College, training new judges for 23 years; visits at least 15 high schools and middle schools each year to expose students to law and the justice system; and helped create the Broward Young Lawyers for Literacy program, where young lawyers help first- and second-grade students learn to read.