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Attorney Charles Samaha

Gubernatorial Appointment

Pinellas County Housing Authority, Commissioner, Term: March 23, 2009-December 1, 2012. (Resigned March 28, 2013)
Vice Chair, October 14, 2009-May 26, 2010


Professional Associations and Committees

The Florida Bar (TFB), September 25, 1989-present
St. Petersburg Bar Association (SPBA), February 1998-present
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 1991
Paraclete Editorial Board, SPBA, July 1998 to present
Editor of the Paraclete, December 2001-July 2003
Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, TFB, April 1999-June 2002
Chair, 2002
Grievance Mediation and Fee Arbitration Committee, TFB, September 2001-June 30, 2010 and July 1, 2016-June 30, 2019
Vice-Chair, July 2004-July 2006
Chair, July 2006-July 2007
Sixth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee ā€œDā€,TFB, January 2009-January 31, 2012
Chair, February 16, 2010-January 31, 2012
Florida Bar Journal/News Editorial Board, TFB, July 1, 2010-June 30, 2016
Pinellas County Housing Authority General Counsel Evaluation Committee, December 2008-February 2009
Legal Needs of Children Committee, TFB, July 1, 2016-June 30, 2019


Legal Community Service

Volunteer Attorney Poll-Watcher, Kerry-Edwards Campaign and the Democratic National Committee, November 2, 2004
The Community Law Program, Inc., Volunteer Attorney, 2006-present
NITA Tournament of Champions, Judge, Stetson University College of Law, October 26, 2006
American Mock Trial Association National Tournament, Judge, Stetson University College of Law, April 13, 2007
ABA Law Student Division National Arbitration Competition, Judge, Stetson University College of Law, January 25, 2008
Phi Alpha Delta 1L Opening Argument Competition, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, October 15, 2008
Phi Alpha Delta 1L Closing Argument Competition, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, March 11, 2009
Ethics in Criminal Justice, Everest University, Guest Speaker on Legal Ethics, March 18, 2011
Stetson ADR Board Tryouts Fall 2011, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, August 19, 2011
American Bar Association Law Student Division Regional Arbitration Competition, Judge, Stetson University College of Law, November 18, 2011
Stetson ADR Board Tryouts Fall 2012, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, August 17, 2012
Wills for the Greatest Generation, Stetson University College of Law, Volunteer Lawyer, March 7, 2013
Stetson ADR Board Tryouts Fall 2013, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, August 23, 2013
Sixth Annual National Pretrial Competition, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, October 11, 2013
Great American Teach-In, John M. Sexton Elementary, Lecturer, November 21, 2013
Stetson ADR Board Fall Tryouts 2014, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, August 15, 2014
Seventh Annual National Pretrial Competition, Stetson University College of Law, Judge, October 17, 2014





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