Judge Early honored with the S. Curtis Kiser Administrative Lawyer of the Year Award
The Administrative Law Section recently awarded its S. Curtis Kiser Administrative Lawyer of the Year Award to Judge E. Gary Early of the Division of Administrative Hearings. Judge Early has practiced administrative law for more than 40 years, serving as assistant general counsel for the Department of Environmental Protection for over 10 years before entering private practice for nearly 20 years, then becoming an administrative law judge in 2011. He is a frequent speaker on administrative law at continuing legal education conferences, is a long-serving editor of the Florida Administrative Practice Manual, and is a contributing author to the Environmental and Land Use Law Section Treatise. Judge Early is pictured on the far right. Also pictured, from right to left, are past recipient Judge F. Scott Boyd; past recipient Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr.; past recipient Judge Cathy M. Sellers (seated); S. Curtis Kiser, for whom the award is named; and past recipient Judge Robert S. Cohen.