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Alan Carl Sundberg

Alan Carl Sundberg, former state supreme court justice, lawyer. Bar: Florida 1958. Recipient award for 11th Judicial Circuit, American Inns of Court Professionalism, 1999.

Background

  • Sundberg, Alan Carl was born on June 23, 1933 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Robert Carl and Gertrude Harriet (Rudd) Sundberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1958. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Stetson University, 1977.

    Career

    • Worked at Carlton, Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler, P.A. Admitted to the bar, 1958, Florida. Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa.

      Awarded Doctor of Laws by Stetson University, 1977. Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America". Justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1975-1980.

      Chief Justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1980-1982. Member, Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States. Fellow, American Bar Foundation.

      Board of Governors, The Florida Bar, 1970-1975. Director, International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Member, American College of Trial Lawyers.

      (Also at St. Petersburg Office).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Salvation Army Advisory Board. Chairman board trustees Canterbury School Florida, Inc. Board directors Florida Gulf Coast Symphony, St. Petersburg Symphony.

    Trustee Pinellas County Law Library. Member Florida Sentencing Guidelines Commission, 1982-1989. Chairman Florida Bench Bar Commission.

    Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Foundation (past Second vice president), St. Petersburg Bar Association, Florida Bar Association (special commission referall contingency fees), Pinellas Trial Lawyers Association, International Academy Trial Lawyers, American College Trial Lawyers, Best Lawyers in American, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Dragon, Suncoasters.

    Connections

    • Children: Allison, Angela, Laura, Alan, William.
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    Died January 26, 2002
    (aged 68)