Judge Profile

David M. Gersten

Judicial Experience:

  • District Court of Appeal- Third District, 1980
  • Circuit Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1982
  • Circuit Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1988
  • Appellate Judge, Third District Court of Appeal (1989)
  • Third District Court of Appeal (1990)
  • Third District Court of Appeal (1996)

Biographical Data:

  • Judge Gersten was born in Miami Beach, Florida. Judge Gersten has served the community in various legal organizations and civic programs. Judge Gersten has published articles and lectured nationally on various legal topics. Judge Gersten has received numerous honors and awards including: Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society Outstanding Service Award St. Thomas University School of Law Outstanding Jurist Award Boy Scouts of America¿s District Award of Merit and Silver Beaver Award The Benjamin Franklin Society¿s Library Award South Florida Magazine¿s Best Judge Award.

Education:

  • J.D., The University of Florida, 1975
  • B.A., The University of Florida, 1973

Admission to the Bar:

  • Colorado State Bar, 1989
  • Florida State Bar, 1975

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • The United States District Court Southern District of Florida, 1976
  • The Florida Blue Key Honor Society, University of Florida