The Honorable David L. Levy

Director of Professionalism

B.A., University of Miami, 1965
J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law, 1968

From 1970 to 1978, Judge Levy served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. Starting out in the County Court Division, Judge Levy moved to the Felony Division, and later was appointed Chief Prosecutor in the Criminal Division (1971-1973), and the Organized Crime and Public Corruption Prosecution Unit (1973-1978). From 1978-1989, Judge Levy served as Circuit Judge in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. In 1985 and 1986, Judge Levy was appointed to the temporary position of Associate Judge of the Fourth District Court of Appeal. Since 1989, Judge Levy has served as Judge on the State of Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal. In 2004, Judge Levy was elected Chief Judge of the Third District Court of Appeal. He has served on the Supreme Court of Florida’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, the Advisory Board of Miami-Dade Community College Legal Assistant Program, and currently serves on the St. Thomas University School of Law Board of Advisors. Judge Levy has served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami and St. Thomas University, and currently serves as Director of Professionalism at St. Thomas University School of Law, where he also teaches Trial Advocacy Practice and Criminal Procedure II.