Bobby G. Palmer, Jr.

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University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Bachelor of Arts (1980)

South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence (1983)
Phi Delta Phi (1980 – 1983)
South Texas Law Journal (1982-1983)

Courts Admitted To Practice

The State Bar of Texas (Admitted 1983)
The Florida Bar (Admitted 1984)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida (Admitted 2014)
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida (Admitted 1989)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (Admitted 2014)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (Admitted 1989)
U.S. Supreme Court (Admitted 1999)

Professional Associations

Orange County Bar Association
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Florida Association of Police Attorneys

Peer Review Rating

AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical
standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Florida Bar
Association and the Judiciary received from Martindale-Hubbell



“Recent Amendments To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure And Evidence For Florida Practitioners”, presented in July of 2002 at a Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education seminar sponsored by the National Business Institute, Inc. held in Orlando, Florida.

“Florida Sunshine Law and Governmental Risk Management Programs,”presented in March of 2005 at the PRIMA seminar in Orlando, Florida.

“Jail Liability Issues Arising From The Use Of Restraints,” presented in June of 2006 at the National Sheriffs’ Association Conference held in Orlando, Florida.

“Liability Issues Concerning Traffic Crashes,” presented on March 30, 2012 at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Leadership Training Conference held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

“Qualified Immunity,” presented on September 13, 2022 at the Defense Counsel Conference of the Florida Sheriffs Risk Management Fund held in Lake Mary, Florida.



The Florida Securities Manual, D&S Publishers, Inc. (1989)
The Blue Sky Compliance Manual, Butterworth & Co. (1987)

Pro Bono Work

Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Certificate of Appreciation, presented on April 17, 2002, in recognition and appreciation for an exceptional degree of service.