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Larry Edward Metz

Larry Edward Metz, American state legislator, lawyer. Bar: Florida 1983, United States District Court (southern, middle and northern districts) Florida 1984, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.

Background

  • Metz, Larry Edward was born on March 20, 1955 in Abington. Son of Harry Franz and Joan (Nye) Metz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Florida, 1976. Juris Doctor with high honors, Florida State University, 1983.

    Career

    • Associate Fleming, O'Bryan & Fleming, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1983-1986. Attorney Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Coral Springs, 1986—1988. Private practice Fort Lauderdale, 1988-1991, Coral Springs, 1991—1993.

      Associate Herzfeld & Rubin, Miami, 1992—1996, partner Fort Lauderdale, 1996—1999. Associate Unger, Swartwood, Latham & Indest PA, Orlando, 1999—2000. Partner The Unger Law Group PL, 2000—2006.

      Private practice Eustis, since 2007. Member District 25 Florida House of Representatives, since 2011. Certified circuit court mediator Florida Supreme Court, since 2006.

      Captain United States Marine Corps, 1976-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1983, United States District Court (southern, middle and northern districts) Florida 1984, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Lake County School Board, 2004—2010. Chairman School Board, 2006—2008. Member Lake County Zoning Board, 2005—2010, Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization, 2008—2010, Florida House Representatives, since 2010.

    Member board director Four Corners Charter School, Davenport, Florida, 2004—2010. Alternate member board director Florida School Boards Association, 2006—2008, member, 2008—2010. Chairman Legislative Committee, Florida School Boards Association, 2008—2009.

    Republican nominee United States House Representatives 19th district Florida, 1992. Area leader, sign co-chairman, speaker George Bush for President Broward County (Florida) Victory Committee, 1988. President Broward County Regional Republican Club, 1991, 1995.

    Member executive committee Broward County Representatives, 1988—1991, 1993—1996, Lake County Representatives, since 1999. Republican candidate Florida House Representatives, 2004. Member Community Church Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, 1999—2003, chairman stewardship and finance committee, 2000—2002.

    Member Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program, 1991—1997. Member of American Bar Association, Order of Coif, Lake County Bar Association, Marine Corps League (judge advisory North Lake detachment, Florida 2000-2003, trustee 2003-2006, color guard since 2000).

    Connections

    • Married Mariko Tomisato, March 26, 1980. Children: Marla Jo, Christina Jill.
    • father: Harry Franz Metz
    • mother: Joan (Nye) Metz
    • spouse: Mariko Tomisato
    • children: Marla Jo Metz
    • Christina Jill Metz
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    Born March 20, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1976
      University Florida
    • 1983
      Florida State University
    • 2006
      partner, The Unger Law Group PL
    • 1983 - 1986
      Associate, Fleming
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      attorney, Westinghouse Electric Corporation
    • 1988 - 1991
      private practice, Fort Lauderdale
    • 1991 - 1993
      private practice, Fort Lauderdale
    • 1992 - 1996
      associate, Herzfeld & Rubin
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1999
      associate, Unger
      Orlando, Florida, United States
    • 2007
      private practice, Eustis
    • 2011
      member, District 25 Florida House of Representatives
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