Patricia C. Fawsett

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Patricia C. Fawsett
Born 1943

Patricia C. Fawsett (born 1943) is an American lawyer and judge.

Fawsett was born in 1943 in Montreal, Canada. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida in 1965, her Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Florida in 1966, and her J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law in 1973.

Fawsett was in private practice in Orlando from 1973 to 1986. President Ronald Reagan nominated Fawsett to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida on April 9, 1986, to the seat vacated by John A. Reed, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1986, she received her commission three days later.

Fawsett served as chief judge of the court from 2003 to 2008. She took senior status on August 25, 2008.