Judge Profile

Jorge Labarga

Judicial Experience:

  • Florida Supreme Court (1996)
  • Judge, Fourth District Court of Appeal (2008)
  • Florida Supreme Court (January 01, 2009)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Public Defender, Public Defender's Office, West Palm Beach, 1979
  • State Attorney's Office, West Palm Beach, 1982
  • Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Roth, Romano & Ericksen, P.A.,, 1987
  • Founder, Roth, Duncan & Labarga, P.A., 1992

Biographical Data:

  • Jorge Labarga was born in Cuba in 1952. He is married to Zulma R. Labarga, and they have two daughters. He arrived in the United States at the age of 11 where he initially lived with his family in Pahokee, Florida. In that capacity he served in the family, civil and criminal divisions. He also served as the administrative judge of the civil division.


  • J.D., University of Florida, 1979
  • B.A., University of Florida, 1976
  • Graduate, Forest Hill High School, West Palm Beach, 1972


  • B.J. Vickers, Judicial Assistant