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The Vote’s in YOUR COURT - Justice R. Fred Lewis

Justice R. Fred Lewis
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Justice R. Fred Lewis

A former Chief Justice and founder of Justice Teaching, Justice Lewis is a member of the Florida Supreme Court and currently serves as liaison to the Florida Board of Bar Examiners.
  • Justice Lewis founded Justice Teaching, an organization that now has over 3,900 volunteer lawyers and judges placed with and active in Florida public schools, which enhances civic and law-related education through the active programs in all levels of Florida schools.
  • He is a volunteer in the Florida Law Related Education program working with Florida teachers and each year in the Justice Teaching Institute.
  • He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Equal Opportunities in the Judiciary Award, the Constitutional Education Award, the Education for Justice Award, and the Justice Thurgood Marshall Award.
  • He has authored materials published by The Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education Program and has participated in numerous cases selected for annotation in The American Law Report.

Please visit The Florida Supreme Court website for Justice Lewis’s full biography External Link and read a profile of Justice Lewis published in the October 2006 Bar Journal.

    [Revised: 05-04-2012]