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lawyer , state legislator

Larry Edward Metz, American state legislator, lawyer. Bar: Florida 1983, United States District Court (southern, middle and northern districts) Florida 1984, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.

Background

Metz, Larry Edward was born on March 20, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry Franz and Joan (Nye) Metz.

Education

Bachelor, University Florida, 1976. Juris Doctor with high honors, Florida State University, 1983.

Career

Associate Fleming, O'Bryan & Fleming, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1983-1986. Attorney Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Coral Springs, 1986—1988. Private practice Fort Lauderdale, 1988-1991, Coral Springs, 1991—1993.

Associate Herzfeld & Rubin, Miami, 1992—1996, partner Fort Lauderdale, 1996—1999. Associate Unger, Swartwood, Latham & Indest PA, Orlando, 1999—2000. Partner The Unger Law Group PL, 2000—2006.

Private practice Eustis, since 2007. Member District 25 Florida House of Representatives, since 2011. Certified circuit court mediator Florida Supreme Court, since 2006.

Captain United States Marine Corps, 1976-1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1983, United States District Court (southern, middle and northern districts) Florida 1984, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.

Membership

Member Lake County School Board, 2004—2010. Chairman School Board, 2006—2008. Member Lake County Zoning Board, 2005—2010, Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization, 2008—2010, Florida House Representatives, since 2010.

Member board director Four Corners Charter School, Davenport, Florida, 2004—2010. Alternate member board director Florida School Boards Association, 2006—2008, member, 2008—2010. Chairman Legislative Committee, Florida School Boards Association, 2008—2009.

Republican nominee United States House Representatives 19th district Florida, 1992. Area leader, sign co-chairman, speaker George Bush for President Broward County (Florida) Victory Committee, 1988. President Broward County Regional Republican Club, 1991, 1995.

Member executive committee Broward County Representatives, 1988—1991, 1993—1996, Lake County Representatives, since 1999. Republican candidate Florida House Representatives, 2004. Member Community Church Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, 1999—2003, chairman stewardship and finance committee, 2000—2002.

Member Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program, 1991—1997. Member of American Bar Association, Order of Coif, Lake County Bar Association, Marine Corps League (judge advisory North Lake detachment, Florida 2000-2003, trustee 2003-2006, color guard since 2000).

Connections

Married Mariko Tomisato, March 26, 1980. Children: Marla Jo, Christina Jill.

father:
Harry Franz Metz

mother:
Joan (Nye) Metz

spouse:
Mariko Tomisato

child:
Christina Jill Metz

child:
Marla Jo Metz