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Ellen James Morphonios

Ellen James Morphonios was American judge. Bar: Florida 1958, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1958, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1958.

Background

Morphonios, Ellen James was born on September 30, 1929 in Ponzer, North Carolina, United States.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1957.

Career

Sole practice,, Florida, 1958-1961;assistant states atty, State of Florida, 1961;chief prosecutor Criminal Court, Dade County, Florida, 1961-1970;judge Criminal Court of Record, Dade County, Florida, 1971-1972;judge, Florida Circuit Ct (11th circuit), Miami, 1973-1987;associate administrative judge criminal division, Florida Circuit Ct (11th circuit), Miami, 1987-1992;senior judge criminal division, Florida Circuit Ct (11th circuit), Miamiretired. Florida Board Bar Examiners, 1968-1970. Member Supreme Court Committee Criminal Court Relief, 1971.

Commentator Station WKAT, Miami, 1968-1972. Guest commentatorSta. KMOX, St. Louis; speaker in field.

Membership

Member Governor's Commission Criminal Justice, Standards and Goals, 1974-1979, Corrections Task Force, 1974-1979. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, National Association Women Lawyers, Florida Circuit Judges Conference, American Judicature Society, Business and Professional Women's Club, National Organization for Women, Mensa. F C.

Connections

Daughter of Wesley L. and Lydia James. Divorced; children: Dean Barry, Dale James.