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Judge Gross

DEGREES: Williams College, B.A., Magna cum laude, 1973; Cornell University, J.D., 1976.

LEGAL OFFICES & POSITIONS: Chief Judge, Fourth District Court of Appeal, December 1, 2008-June 30, 2011; Judge, Fourth District Court of Appeal, 1995-present; Circuit Court Judge, 1991-95; County Court Judge, 1984-91; Administrative Judge of County Court, 1988-90; Private Practice, Moyle, Jones and Flanigan, P.A., West Palm Beach, 1981-84; Assistant State Attorney, Palm Beach County, 1977-81; Assistant District Attorney, New York County, New York, 1976-77.

JUDICIAL & BAR ACTIVITIES: The Florida Bar, 1976-present; Florida Judicial College Faculty Member, 1990-present (teaching Evidence, Landlord & Tenant, and Building A Judicial Style); Task Force on Criminal Justice and Corrections, 1993-94; Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1977-present; District of Columbia Bar, 1977-present; New York Bar, 1977-present; Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Week Essay Judge, 1996-present; Lecturer, Conference of Circuit Court Judges, Conference of County Court Judges, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, and Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1988-present.

OTHER CIVIC ACTIVITIES: Forum Club, 1992-present; Board of Directors, Palm Beach Visiting Nurse Association, 1981-84; little league coach, 1980, 1997; visiting teacher at various elementary, middle and high schools, 1984-present.


  • Judicial Assistant: Denise August
  • Law Clerk: Andrea Hall Duenas
  • Law Clerk: Kristen Fernandez