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Kent Ames Zaiser

Kent Ames Zaiser, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1973, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1980, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1981, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

Background

  • Zaiser, Kent Ames was born on June 10, 1945 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. Son of Robert Alan and Marion (Brown) Zaiser.

  • Education

    • AB, Duke University, 1967. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1972.

    Career

    • Research aide Florida Supreme Court, Tallahassee, 1973-1975, administrative assistant to chief justice, 1975-1976. Assistant general counsel Florida Department Natural Resources, 1976-1980. Assistant attorney general Florida Department Legal Affairs, 1980-1985.

      Deputy general counsel Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville, 1985-1989, general counsel, 1989-1992. Partner Foley and Lardner, Tallahassee, 1992-1993. Principal Kent A. Zaiser, P.A., since 1994.

      Consultant Florida State Courts Administrator, Tallahassee, 1975. Member Florida New Motor Vehicle Arbitration Board, 1998-1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1973, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1980, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1981, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Environmental Regulation and Litigation in Florida, 1980-1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Campaign chairman Vince Fechtel for State Republican of Florida, Leesburg, 1972. Member Jefferson County Bar Association, Governors Club.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Alan Zaiser
    • mother: Marion (Brown) Zaiser
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    Born June 10, 1945
    (age 72)
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