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Richard Leroy Jorandby, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1966, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th, District of Columbia and 11th circuits) 1986, New York, 1986, Colorado 1988.


Jorandby, Richard Leroy was born on June 19, 1938 in Grafton, North Dakota, United States. Son of Alvin Peder and Helene (Schmidt) Jorandby.


Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1960;Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1966.


Associate Jones, Adams, Paine & Foster, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1966-1969. Private practice law Palm Beach, 1969-1972. Public defender State of Florida, West Palm Beach, since 1973.

Member juvenile law and practice committee Florida Continuing Legal Education. Member United States Senate Drug Policy Advisory Council.


Board directors Urban League Palm Beach County, since 1975, Pride, Inc., since 1973, CARP Rehabilitation Center, since 1975. Treasurer Republican executive committee Palm Beach County, 1970-1974. Active March of Dimes, Leadership Florida Class X, 1991-1992.

With United States Army Reserve, 1961-1967. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Palm Beach County Bar Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Legal Aid and Defenders Association, National Institute Justice (president advisory board 1982), Fraternal Order Police Association (president since 1986), Kiwanis.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, jogging, tennis, swimming, traveling.


Married Cheryl Lantie Krauch, June 2, 1967. Children: Elizabeth, Abigail.