Donald M. Middlebrooks

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Donald M. Middlebrooks
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Assumed office
May 27, 1997
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by James W. Kehoe
Personal details
Born Donald M. Middlebrooks
1946 (age 70–71)
Orlando, Florida
Education University of Florida (B.S.B.A.)
Fredric G. Levin College of Law (J.D.)

Donald M. Middlebrooks (born 1946) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Education and career[edit]

Middlebrooks was born in Orlando, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Florida in 1968. He received a Juris Doctor from the Fredric G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida in 1972. He was in private practice of law in Orlando from 1973 to 1974. He was an assistant general counsel, governmental assistant and general counsel for Governor Reubin Askew from 1974 to 1977. He was in private practice in West Palm Beach, Florida from 1977 to 1997.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Middlebrooks is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Middlebrooks was nominated by President William J. Clinton on January 7, 1997, to a seat vacated by James W. Kehoe. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 23, 1997, and received commission on May 27, 1997.

Notable case[edit]

Middlebrooks dismissed the case against patent troll Martin Kelly Jones (Electronic Frontier Foundation vs. Shipping & Transit, Case No.:16-CV-80855-MIDDLEBROOKS/BRANNON).[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
James W. Kehoe
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
1997–present
Incumbent