Wendy Berger

Hon. Wendy Berger

United States District Judge, Middle District of Florida

Judge Wendy Berger joined the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida on August 1, 2019, after being appointed by President Donald J. Trump. Prior to her service on the federal district court, Judge Berger served as a District Judge on Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal (2012-2019), and as a Circuit Judge in Florida’s Seventh Judicial Circuit (2005-2012). From 2001-2005, she served as an Assistant General Counsel and Clemency Aide to then Governor Jeb Bush and, from 1993-2000, as an Assistant State Attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit.

Judge Berger is actively involved in her community and the Bar, serving on numerous committees and professional organizations. She is frequently asked to speak and has lectured on a wide variety of topics including professionalism, diversity, judicial appointments, appellate practice, extradition, the death penalty, gender bias in the media, and drug court.

Judge Berger was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She is a graduate of Stanton College Preparatory School, The Florida State University, and The Florida State University College of Law.

Judge Berger and her husband, Larry, have two children and make their home in North Florida.

 

2015 Florida Chapters Conference
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