John Lenderman
  Mailing Address
1000 2nd Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 612-4888

Biographical Information

John C. Lenderman, Circuit Judge (1992-2010) - Presiding Judge in civil, family, felony, probate and juvenile divisions. Law Practice in St. Petersburg (1969-1992).  Florida Bar Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer since 1990.   Adjunct Law Professor, Stetson University College of Law (1993-2015).  Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee, Chair 2001-2002.  Vice Chair and Organizer, Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force.  Presenter & lecturer: Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies(1995-2011);   Florida Conference of Circuit Judges;  International Aspects of Custody (The Hague Convention) Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges, 2000;  “Child Visitation”, 2002, The Royal Society, London and Hardwicke Building, Lincoln’s Inn, London–2003;  Nevada District Judges(2014 & 2015);  Nevada Family Lawyers(2015 & 2016);  Faculty (1997,1999-2004, 2008-2016), Florida Judicial College(for new judges).  Administrative Judge, Pinellas County Family Law Division(1995-1997, 2000).  Mentor Judge.  Florida Supreme Court Family Courts Steering Committee (1996 to 2002), Chair-Child Support Subcommittee (1998-2000).  President, Canakaris Family Inn of Court (1998-1999, 2010).  Chair, Family Law Section, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges (1998-1999). 1997 Jurist of the Year Award, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fla. Chapter.  1998.  Judicial Appreciation Award, St. Petersburg Bar Association.  1998 Florida Bar Judicial Merit Award, Family Section.  Chair’s Special Award of Merit, Family Section, Florida Bar.   Outstanding Service Award, Law Related Education Association, Florida Bar, 2002.  Author of  2000 and 2002 Supplements to Chapter 4, Paternity – Adoption Paternity and Other Florida Family Practice, (4th ed. and  5th ed. Supp), The Florida Bar.  National Judicial College, University Of Nv., faculty, (2004-17). Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and Civil Mediator. Senior judicial service(2010-present).

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