Judge Alicia L. Latimore, a local Floridian, was born and raised in Miami, Dade County, Florida. She finished Ransom-Everglades Senior High School and received her Batchelor of Science degree in 1985 from Duke College, New York. She then attended the College of Florida where she earned her Juris Doctoral in 1990.
She started her legal career having a general practice firm and transitioned towards the Florida Department at work Bureau of Appeals for Unemployment Compensation being an Administrative Hearing Officer. In 1991 she became a member of Perry & Lamb, P.A. being an affiliate before choosing to open her very own private law practice.
From November 1993 until December 2005, while an individual specialist, Judge Latimore concentrated inside the parts of marital/family and juvenile law. In recognition of her proficiency over these areas she was hired at the pinnacle Court of Florida Dependency Court Improvement Committee as well as the Top Court of Florida Commission on Fairness. She also held the career of Civil Traffic Infraction Hearing Officer for your Ninth Judicial Circuit from 1994 to 1997.
On December 5, 2005, she was appointed as Circuit Judge to the Ninth Judicial Circuit. She is the first and only African American female to hold the position of Circuit Judge in the history of the Ninth Judicial Circuit. After serving four years on the felony criminal bench she was assigned to the juvenile delinquency division and juvenile drug court where she currently sits.
She is part of numerous professional and social organizations including, although not restricted to, the Florida Bar, Oc Bar Association, Executive Committee from the Florida Conference of Circuit Idol judges, the Florida Court Education Council, Florida Top Court Standing Committee on Fairness and variety, Paul C. Perkins Bar Assoc., George C. Youthful Orlando Inn of Court, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Corporation. and St. Mark A.M.E. Church.