Beth Harlan

Professional Service:

  • Member of the Dependency Rules Committee for the Florida Bar
  • Awarded the Pro Bono Award for the Tenth Judicial Circuit by the Florida Supreme Court
  • Former Vice- Chairman of the Tenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee (10B)
  • Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee (10B)

Work History:

  • Employed by Brush and Coyle, Pensilvania. since April 1, 2014
  • Circuit Court Judge for the Tenth Judicial Circuit from May 2010 until March 31, 2014
  • County Court Judge for Polk County from June 2006 until May 2010
  • Owner of Beth Harlan, Pensilvania. and Law Office of Polk County from January 1, 1998 until June 2006
  • Assistant County Attorney for Polk County from January 1985 until January 1, 1998
  • Assistant State of Florida Attorney General for Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Section in Lakeland from 1983 until 1985
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Stephen Grimes, Second District Court of Appeal from December 1981 until 1983

Education

  • Graduated from the University of Florida College of Law with Honors, December 1981
  • Graduated from the University of Florida College of Business with a degree in Economics, with Honors, March 1979
  • Graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1976

Personal

  • Born in Winter Haven Florida, third generation Floridian
  • Married with two children
  • Lived in Polk County all my life except for time in Gainesville going to undergraduate and law school