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R. Scott Palmer, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1976, Florida (United States District Court (middle district)) 1977, (United States District Court (northern district)) 1981. Member of American Bar Association.

Background

Palmer, R. Scott was born on November 8, 1944 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Roger Alan and Alma Jane (Farley) Palmer.

Education

University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts, 1966). University of Miami (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1976).

Career

Worked at Burt & Pucillo (West Palm Beach, Florida) specializing in Antitrust, Consumer Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1976, Florida. United States. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

United States. District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida. Author: "Statewide Prosecutor Legislation: A New Weapon Against Organized Crime," 13 Fla. L. Rev. 653 (Fall 1985).

Chapter, "Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices in Florida Forms of Jury Instructions," Matthew Bender, 1990. Special Counsel, Florida Attorney General's Office, Economic Crime Litigation Unit, Antitrust Section, 1988-1997. Chief Field Counsel and Director, Executive Investigations, 1980-1982, Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Assistant State Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit, 1976-1980. Chief Prosecutor, Statewide Grand Jury of Florida, 1982-1986. Certified Circuit Court Mediator.

Member: The Florida Bar. American Bar Association (Member, Criminal Law Section).

Membership

Member: The Florida Bar. American Bar Association (Member, Criminal Law Section).

Connections

Married Linda Lee Westphal, September 8, 1968 (deceased 1980). Children: Mahri Westphal, David Scott, Roger Alan. Married Jane Amerena, March 9, 1981.

1 child John Robert Winfield.