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Christy Franklin Harris

Christy Franklin Harris, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1970, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1970, United States Court Military Appeals 1971, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1984. Named to Honorary Order of Kentucky Colonels, 1974.

Background

  • Harris, Christy Franklin was born on December 8, 1945 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Luther Franklin and Rebecca Ann (Bluster) Harris.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Oxford College, Emory University. Bachelor, University Florida, Gainesville, 1967. Juris Doctor with honors, University Florida, 1970.

    Career

    • Associate Holland & Knight, Lakeland, Florida, 1970, 1973—1974. President Canan & Harris P.A., 1974—1976. President, senior attorney Harris, Midyette & Clements P.A., 1976—1989, Harris & Midyette, P.A., Lakeland, 1989—1991, Harris, Midyette, Geary, Darby & Morrell, P.A., Lakeland, 1991—1998, Harris, Midyette & Darby, P.A., Lakeland, 1998—2000.

      Shareholder Peterson & Myers, P.A., 2000—2003. Of counsel Kinsey, Vincent, Pyle, P.L., Daytona Beach, since 2003. Member 10th circuit Grievance Committee, Lakeland, 1976—1979, Lakeland, 1983—1986, vice chairman, 1979, chairman, 86.

      Member Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1983—1986. Board directors International Speedway Corporation, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1970, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1970, United States Court Military Appeals 1971, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Program to Aid Drug Abusers, Lakeland, 1975-1976, Campfire, 1979-1985. Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1968-1977, military judge, 1972-1973. Member Volusia County Bar Association, Attorneys Title Fund Services LLC, Grand American Road Racing Association, LLC (founding member), Order of Coif, Art League Daytona Beach, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, American Medical Association Pro Racing (managing member).

    Connections

    • Children: Stacey Lynn, Aubrey Leigh.
    • father: Luther Franklin Harris
    • mother: Rebecca Ann (Bluster) Harris
    • children: Stacey Lynn Harris
    • Aubrey Leigh Harris
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    Born December 8, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality

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