Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Ben Diamond (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Ben Diamond
District Address:
Suite C
425 North 22nd Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4322
(727) 552-2747

Capitol Address:
212 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5068
political profile
  • House District:68
  • First Elected:2016
  • Terms Out:2024
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Pinellas
  • District Information:view District 68 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2016, reelected subsequently
  • Born:October 9, 1978, Clearwater, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Jewish
  • Education:Yale University, BA, 2000; University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, 2003, Florida Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, Florida Blue Key, member
  • Occupation:Attorney
  • Spouse:Christina
  • Children:Frankie, Adele, Vera
  • Affiliations:Pinellas County Urban League, Board of Directors
    St. Petersburg Bar Association, Executive Committee
    St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Council
    Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Federation, Board of Directors
    Temple Beth-El, St. Petersburg, FL, Board of Directors
    The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Executive Committee
    Leadership Florida, Class XXVII and Board of Directors, 2014-2015
  • Highlights:Florida Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Advocate Award, 2018
    AARP Capitol Caregiver Award, 2017
    Florida Association of Counties County Champion Award, 2017
  • Former Service:Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, Board of Directors, 2014-2016
    General Counsel to Florida's Chief Financial Officer, and the Florida Department of Financial Services, 2009-2011
    Special Counsel to Florida's Chief Financial Officer, 2007-2009
    Law Clerk to the Honorable Emmett Ripley Cox, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2004-2005
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