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Mattox S. Hair

Mattox S. Hair, American mediator, arbitrator, former judge, lawyer. Bar: Florida 1964. Second lieutenant United States Army, 1963-1964; captain Florida National Guard, 1955-1958, 61-67. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association (board governors 1968-1972), Chester Bedell Inn of Court (master of the bench), Rotary Club of Jacksonville, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Hair, Mattox S. was born on January 18, 1938 in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. Son of Henry Horry and Frances Alberta (Strickland) H. Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1960.

Education

Juris Doctor, U. Florida, 1964. Bar Florida 1964. Partner Marks, Gray, Conroy & Gibbs, Jacksonville, 1965-1989. Assistant attorney general, Florida, 1964-1965.

Member Florida Ho.of Representatives from 22d District, 1972-1974, Florida Senate from 9th District, 1974-1988. Circuit judge Duval County Court, Jacksonville, 1989-1992. Partner Gabel & Hair, Jacksonville, 1992^.

Mediator, arbitrator. Second lieutenant United States Army, 1963-1964. Captain Florida National Guard, 1955-1967.

Career

Worked at Gabel & Hair (Jacksonville, Florida) specializing in Trial Practice, Mediation, Arbitration. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Florida. Phi Delta Phi. Co-Author, "Discovery of the Insurance Investigator's Claim File," For the Defense, January, 1986.

"Discovery and Admissibility of Other Complaints or Incidents," For the Defense, October 1987. Circuit Judge, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1989-1992. Jacksonville Jaycees, Outstanding Member of the Judiciary, 1990.

Chairman, Legislative Coordinating Section, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges, 1990-1992. Florida Senate, 1974-1988. Allen Morris Award, "Most Respected Senator," 1986-1988.

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce "Outstanding Governmental Leader," 1987. The Florida Bar Leadership Award, 1988. Florida House of Representatives, 1972-1974.

Assistant Attorney General, State of Florida, 1964-1965. Fourth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission, 1972. Harvard Law School Negotiation Workshop, 1993.

Harvard Law School Advanced Negotiation Workshop, 1995. Certified Mediator by Florida Supreme Court, 1993. Member: Jacksonville (Board of Governors, 1968-1972) and American Bar Associations.

The Florida Bar; Master of the Bench, Chester Bedell Inn of Court.

Religion

Heaven is a real place existing either in this realityor another reality. It is where God resides. It is where those who have trusted Jesus as their Savior will go when they die.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

Membership

Second lieutenant United States Army, 1963-1964. Captain Florida National Guard, 1955-1958, 61-67. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association (board governors 1968-1972), Chester Bedell Inn of Court (master of the bench), Rotary Club of Jacksonville, Phi Delta Phi.

Politics

Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.