The Hon. Alan S. Fine is a judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, Civil Division in Miami-Dade County, Florida. He was appointed to the Circuit Court bench by former Governor Rick Scott in 2012 and re-elected in 2014. At the time of his appointment, he filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Ellen Leesfield (Ret.).
Judge Fine received his bachelors degree from Princeton University in 1979. He went on to earn a J.D. from the
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law in 1983.
Fine began his legal career as a law clerk to the Hon.
Sidney M. Aronovitz with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In 1984, he entered into private practice, where he remained until his appointment to the Circuit Court. Over the course of his tenure in the private sector, Fine served as a shareholder for the firm Richey, Munroe, Fine, Goodman, and Armstrong, P.A. and also worked as a sole practitioner at his own law firm beginning in 1993. Fine specialized in civil and commercial disputes, international business disputes, and civil forfeiture cases. He maintained his solo practice until assuming the bench in 2012.
While on the Circuit Court, Judge Fine has held assignments in the Juvenile, Criminal, and Civil Divisions.
He was born and raised in South Florida.
As an active member of his community, Judge Fine served as general counsel and a member of the Executive Board of Directors of Temple Beth Am, a member of the Board of Directors of The Childrens Trust, and Externship Director for Child Welfare at Florida International University Law School.
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