Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Charlie Justice (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Charlie Justice
District Address:
Gateway Executive Center
8601 Fourth Street North, Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL   33702
Phone: (727) 217-7970

Capitol Address:
404 S. Monroe St.
222 Senate Office Bldg.
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5075
political profile
  • Senate District:16
  • First Elected:Elected to the Senate in 2006
  • Terms Out:2014
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Hillsborough,Pinellas
  • District Information:view district 16 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2006
    Minority (Democratic) Leader Pro Tempore, 2008-2010
    House of Representatives, 2000-2006
    Democratic Whip, 2004-2006
  • Born:July 23, 1968 in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Christian
  • Education:University of South Florida, B.A., 1993
    St. Petersburg Junior College, A.A., 1988
  • Occupation:Academic Advisor, University of South Florida
  • Spouse:Kathleen Justice of Long Island, NY
  • Children:Allison, Erin
  • Affiliations:Suncoast Tiger Bay Club, 1997-present
    Bay Area Legislative Delegation
    Pinellas Legislative Delegation
    Hillsborough Legislative Delegation
    Friendship Trail Bridge Oversight Committee
    South Tampa Chamber of Commerce
    Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
    Agency on Bay Management
    Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority Project Advisory Group
    Northeast Exchange Club of St. Petersburg
    Pinellas Park/Mid County Chamber of Commerce
    Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
  • Highlights:ICUF (Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida), Allstar Award, 2008
    Creative Loafing's Best of the Bay Awards, Best Local Politician, 2008
    USF Alumni, Regional Chancellor Award, 2008
    Remington College, Honorary Degree, 2008
    American Cancer Society, Dedications and Leadership Honor, 2007
    FACRAO (Florida Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers), Outstanding Support, 2007
    WorkNet Pinellas, Support and Dedication to Employers and Citizens of Pinellas County Award, 2005
    Florida Education Association, Champion for Public Education Award, 2005
    Florida Region of Phi Theta Kappa Most Outstanding Alumnus, 2005
    Florida Education Association, Friend of Education Award, 2002, 2004
    FASA (Florida Association of School Administrators), Superior Contribution to Public Education Award, 2003, 2005, 2006
    Pinellas Marine Institute, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2002
    Florida Holocaust Museum, Legislative Award for Outstanding Dedication and Personal Support, 2001
    American Cancer Society, Legislative Award, 2001
    Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas, Appreciation Award, 2001
    Suncoast Epilepsy Association, Appreciation Award, 2001
    The Trust for Public Land, Legislative Leadership Award 2001
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