Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Larry Metz (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Larry Metz
District Address:
193 Cherry Valley Trail
Groveland, FL 34736-3645
(352) 989-9134

Capitol Address:
402 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5032
political profile
  • House District:32
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2018
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Lake
  • District Information:view district 32 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently
    Resigned 6/30/18 to accept appointment to the 5th judicial court
  • Born:March 20, 1955, Abington, PA
  • Moved to Florida:1968
  • Religious Affiliation:Presbyterian
  • Education:University of Florida, B.A., 1972-1976; United States Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class, 1973-1976; San Diego State University, graduate courses in public administration, 1978; Florida State University, J.D. with High Honors, 1980-1983; Order of the Coif, 1983
  • Occupation:Attorney
  • Spouse:Mariko Metz of Naha, Okinawa, Japan
  • Children:Marla Metz, Christina Metz
  • Affiliations:Lake County Bar Association, 2000-present
    Lake County Republican Executive Committee, 1999-present
    Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce, 2007-present
    Lake Federated Republican Women's Club, associate member, 2009-present
    Leesburg Chamber of Commerce, member, 2012-present
    Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, 1997-present
    National Rifle Association, life member
    South Lake Chamber of Commerce, member, 2012-present
  • Highlights:Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, 2017-presentt
    Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council, 2012-presentt
    National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 2015-presentt
    Lake County School Board, 2004-2010, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush, 2004, elected to 4-year term, 2006, Vice Chairman, 2005-2006, Chairman, 2006-2008t
    Lake County Value Adjustment Board, 2008-2010t
    Lake County Zoning Board, 2005-2010t
    Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization Governing Board, 2008-2010
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