Circuit Judge Kenneth R. Lester, Jr.

Criminal Justice Center 101 Bush Boulevard Sanford, FL 32773-6707 321-264-6756 Education • University of Florida, College of Law, J.D., 1980 • University of Central Florida, M.S. Accounting, 1978 • University of Central Florida, B.S. Accounting,1977 Judicial Career • Elected to the circuit court in 1996 and reelected subsequent terms without opposition • Served in Juvenile, Delinquency, Dependency, Probate, Guardianship, Mental Health and Criminal Divisions of Circuit Court and presided over Unified Family Court cases • Currently assigned to Criminal Division • Past leadership positions include Criminal Administrative Judge, Delinquency Administrative Judge, Jury Judge Private Law Practice • Concentration in criminal and family law for 16 years in both state and federal court Legal Organizations Memberships (past and present) • United States Supreme Court bar • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit bar • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida bar • Florida Bar • Seminole County Bar Association Military Service • Enlisted in U.S. Navy while in high school • Vietnam Combat veteran Personal • Married to Dorothy Sedgwick, 29 years, two children • USA Wrestling, bronze certified coach

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