Louis A. de la Parte

Firm Founder

Louis A. de la Parte

1929 – 2008

He was a distinguished public servant – a prosecutor, Special Assistant Attorney General, Assistant State Attorney and a member of the House of Representatives who would go on to be President of the Florida Senate and Chairman of the powerful Committees on Appropriations and Ways and Means.

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    Emory University, B.A., 1950
    University of Florida, LL.B., 1953
    University of Florida, J.D. 1967

Bar Admissions:

The Florida Bar – 1953
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida – 1956
U.S. Supreme Court – 1966
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth District – 1976
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia – 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit – 1981

Representative Community Involvement:

Florida Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias
Governor’s Social Service Task Force
Governor’s Commission for Government by the People

Representative Professional Affiliations:

Florida House of Representatives, 1962 – 1966
Florida Senate, 1966 – 1974
Florida Senate, President Pro Tempore, 1972 – 1974
Florida Senate, President, 1974
Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Florida, 1953
Assistant County Solicitor, Hillsborough County, 1957-1960
Assistant State Attorney, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1960 – 1961