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John Kendrick Tucker

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John Kendrick Tucker, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1970, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1970, District Court (northern district) Florida 1974, United States Supreme Court 1978, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

Background

Tucker, John Kendrick was born on August 10, 1945 in Dothan, Alabama, United States. Son of Thomas Michael and Kathryn (Marshall) Tucker.

Education

Bachelor, The Citadel, 1967. Postgraduate, Law School, University Exeter, England, 1969. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1970.

Career

Associate Flemming, O'Bryan & Fleming, Fort Lauderdale, 1970—1971. Assistant attorney general Tallahassee, 1973—1978. Deputy attorney general, 1978—1983.

Counsel Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, 1983—1986. Senior partner Huey, Guilday, Tucker, Schwartz & Williams, PA, since 1986. Lecturer Florida Bar Seminars.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1970, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1970, District Court (northern district) Florida 1974, United States Supreme Court 1978, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Views

The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association (administrative law section, environmental & land use sect), Florida Chamber of C., Florida Government Bar Association, Tallahassee Bar Association, Governor's Club (Tallahassee0, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Deborah Lynn Reick, October 19, 1981. Children: Ashley, Jennifer.

father:
Thomas Michael Tucker

mother:
Kathryn (Marshall) Tucker

spouse:
Deborah Lynn Reick

children:
Ashley Tucker

Jennifer Tucker

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.