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John Karl Aurell, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1964, Distric 1971, United States District Court (northern, middle and southern districts) Florida, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court.


Aurell, John Karl was born on September 26, 1935 in Tulsa. Son of George E. and Maxine (Reagor) Aurell.


Bachelor, Washington and Lee University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1964.


Worked at Ausley & McMullen, P.A. (Tallahassee, Florida) specializing in Federal and State Trial and Appellate Practice, Constitutional Law, Environmental Law. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Florida. 1971, District of Columbia.

Phi Delta Phi. Member, Executive Committee, 1975-1980 and Vice President, 1978-1980, Yale Law School Association. General Counsel to the Governor of Florida, 1979-1980. Member, Federal Judicial Nominating Commission of Florida.

Chairman, Northern District of Florida, 1993—. Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers. International Society of Barristers.

American Bar Foundation.


Member executive committee, vice president Yale Law School Association, 1975-1980. Member Orange Bowl Committee 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1957. Fellow American Bar Foundation, International Society Barristers, American College Trial Lawyers.

Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association (board governors young lawyers section 1966-1971), American Law Institute, Exchange Club, Chattooga Club (Cashiers, North Carolina), Economic Club Florida (chairman 1997-1998), Havana Country Club, Capital City Country Club, Yale Club (New York City).


Married Jane Brevard Collins, October 1, 1960. 1 child, Jane B.