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Pauline Drake
Court Information:
Duval County Court, Florida
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Lawton Chiles
Active:   1998-1/8/2019
Preceded by:   June Blackburn
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Tuskegee University, 1974
Law School:   University of Florida, 1984
Grad. School:   University of Alabama, 1976
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Duval County Court
State:  Florida
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Pauline Drake is a judge on the Duval County Court, Division I, in Florida. Her current term expires on January 8, 2019.[1] She was appointed by Governor Lawton Chiles in 1998.[2]


Drake earned her B.S. from Tuskegee University in 1974 and an M.A. in Special Education from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1976. She later earned her J.D. from the University of Florida in 1984.[2]


Judge Drake was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1986. Before serving on the Duval County Court, she worked as an assistant state attorney, regional legal advisor for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and in private practice.[2]

2012 election

Drake was unopposed and automatically re-elected following the Nov. 6, 2012 general election.[3][4]

See also: Florida judicial elections, 2012

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