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Charles Rickman Stack

Charles Rickman Stack, lawyer. Bar: Florida 1960, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1960, United States District Court (middle district) Florida, United States District Court (northern district) Florida, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1986, Supreme Court of the United States Court Florida. Named a Florida Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2007, 2008; named Democratic of Year, Florida, 1995.

Background

  • Stack, Charles Rickman was born on September 26, 1935. Son of John Joseph and Caroline (Rickman) Stack.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Florida, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate Macfarlane, Ferguson, Allison & Kelly, Tampa, Florida, 1960—1962. Partner High, Stack, Lazenby, Bender, Palahach & Lacasa, Miami, 1962—2003, senior partner, 1968—2003. Partner High Stack Law Group, since 2003, Melbourne, since 2003.

      Member, secretary United States District Court Peer Review Commission, since 1983. Instructor business law University South Florida, 1960—1962. Instructor commercial law American Institute Banking, Tampa, 1960—1962.

      Chief Executive Officer Master Builders American.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1960, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1960, United States District Court (middle district) Florida, United States District Court (northern district) Florida, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1986, Supreme Court of the United States Court Florida.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member City of Miami Downtown Development Authority, 1979—1982. Trustee Real Property Investment Trust, 1980—2006. Campaign finance chairman Florida Presidential Campaign for Clinton, 1992, national co-chairman, 1992.

    Trustee National Democratic Party, 1993—1996. Dade County campaign chairman Reubin Askew for Governor, 1970, Steve Clark for Mayor, 1972. Member president's council University Florida, Trusler Society, President's Club.

    Chairman Florida Judicial Nominations Commission for 11th Circuit, 1970—1976, chairman, 1995—1996. Member Florida Constitution Revision Committee, 1968. Chairman Florida Corporation Income Tax Committee, 1972.

    Conference chairman University Florida, Trusler Society, President's Club, 1994. Fellow: National Board Trial Advocacy (diplomate). Member: Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, Multi Million Dollar Advisers Forum, Florida Super Lawyers, Association Trial Lawyers, Million Dollar Advisers Forum, Brevard County Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association, Committee of 100, Dade County Trial Lawyers, Texas Trial Lawyers, Academy Florida Trial Lawyers, Lawyers for Public Justice (founding member), Leading American Attorneys, Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers, Florida Bar Association, American Board Trial Advocacy (fellow and emeritus 2004), Premier Lawyers-Verdict Club, University Florida President's Club.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Alice Levine, October 12, 1963. Children: Caroline K., Kevin C., Constance K.
    • father: John Joseph Stack
    • mother: Caroline (Rickman) Stack
    • spouse: Barbara Alice Levine
    • children: Caroline K. Stack
    • Kevin C. Stack
    • Constance K. Stack
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    Born September 26, 1935