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The Honorable
F. Rand Wallis

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F. Rand Wallis

District Judge

Birthplace:   Orlando, Florida
Hometown:  Orlando, Florida
Spouse:        Married

J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 1992;
B.A., Furman University, Political Science, 1989.

Judge, Fifth District Court of Appeal, 2013 – present;
Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, 2008-2013;
Partner, Cabaniss, Smith, Toole & Wiggins, P.L., Maitland, Florida, 2001-2008;
Associate, Cabaniss, McDonald, Smith & Wiggins, P.L., Maitland, Florida, 1996-2001;
Associate, Cameron, Marriott, Walsh, Hodges & Coleman, P.A., Orlando, Florida, 1995-1996;
Assistant State Attorney, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Sanford, Florida, 1993-1995.

Education Committee of the District Court of Appeal Conference, 2014-present;
FSC Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases, Chair, 2016-present;
FSC Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases, member, 2014-present;
FSC Standing Committee on Fairness and Diversity, 2015-present;
Appellate Website Redesign Committee, 2015-present;
Florida Bar Association, 1993-present;
Orange County Bar Association, 1996-present;
The George C. Young First Central Florida American Inn of Court, 2008-2013;
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1995-2008;
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1998-2008;
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1998-2008;
American Bar Association's Tort & Insurance Practice Section, 1996-2008.

Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, 2011;
Martindale-Hubbell "A.V." Attorney Rating;
Pi Gamma Mu-International Honor Society in Social Sciences.

Basketball Coach, Winter Park YMCA, Winter Park, Florida, 2005-2012; 
Grace Church, Orlando, Florida, 2007-present; 
Member, Rotary Club of Winter Park, Winter Park, Florida, 2008-2012.
Baseball Coach, Maitland Little League, Maitland, Florida, 2012-present;
Board Member, Maitland Little League, Maitland, Florida, 2014-2016.