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Jim L. Dye

Jim L. Dye, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1956, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1958, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982. Named Outstanding Young Man, Florida Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1965; recipient Distinguished Service award, Tallahassee Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1964.

Background

  • Dye, Jim L. was born on January 3, 1932 in Leachville, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Elbert and Mary (Redden) Dye.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1956.

    Career

    • Partner various law firms, Tallahassee, 1956—1981. President The Dye Law Firm, since 1982. Prosecuting attorney Leon County, 1964.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1956, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1958, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Religion

    No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

    Membership

    Member of Florida Prospective Attorneys Association (chairman 1966-1968), Florida Association Trial Lawyers, American Judicature Society, Tallahassee Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Elks, Kiwanis (president 1967).

    Connections

    • Married Hattie Sue Angel, June 15, 1953. Children: Jimmy Lee, Don David, Peggy Sue.
    • father: James Elbert Dye
    • mother: Mary (Redden) Dye
    • spouse: Hattie Sue Angel
    • children: Jimmy Lee Dye
    • Don David Dye
    • Peggy Sue Dye
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