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Charlie Crist - Tampa, FL

201 North Franklin Street7th Floor Tampa, FL 33602

Updated: 10/14/2014

Overview

Charlie Crist is has dedicated his career to serving the people of Florida. He has been a full-time public servant since 2000, working for the people of Florida as state Education Commissioner (2001-2003) and Attorney General (2003-2007) before being elected Governor (2007-2011).

Mr. Crist has never forgotten his humble roots and remains committed to the values that have made America the envy of freedom-loving people for more than two centuries...

Charlie Crist is has dedicated his career to serving the people of Florida. He has been a full-time public servant since 2000, working for the people of Florida as state Education Commissioner (2001-2003) and Attorney General (2003-2007) before being elected Governor (2007-2011).

Mr. Crist has never forgotten his humble roots and remains committed to the values that have made America the envy of freedom-loving people for more than two centuries. He was born the second of four children in 1956 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, and grew up in St. Petersburg, FL, the grandson of immigrants. His public service is defined by tireless devotion to the citizens of Florida, a fundamental belief in the goodness of people, and a rock-solid commitment to the core principles that have allowed his family to succeed—lower taxes, less government and more freedom.

About Charlie Crist

Litigation

  • 20%

Representative Clients

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • Hertz Corporation
  • Hill & Knowlton, Public Affairs Division
  • Recording Industry Association of America

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983
  • District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984

Other Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Ethics Committee, -
  • Wake Forest Letterman's Club
  • Police Athletic League, -
  • Museum of Fine Arts, - Present
  • Republican National Lawyers Association, - Present
  • Rotary Club Board, -
  • First United Methodist Church, -

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Honors: Football Team
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
    B.S., Bachelor of Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Pi Kappa Alpha

Achievements

Honors

  • 44th Governor of Florida, 2007 - 2011
  • 35th Attorney General of Florida, 2003 - 2007
  • 21st Education Commissioner of Florida, 2001 - 2003
  • Deputy Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 1998 - 2000
  • Florida State Senator, 1992 - 1998
  • Outstanding Young Man of America, 1985-1990
  • Major League Baseball, Phil Piton Award
  • Garnet & Gold Key, Florida State University

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201 North Franklin Street7th Floor Tampa, FL 33602

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