The Hon. Pedro P. Echarte, Jr. 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 Lawton Chiles in 1998.
Judge Echarte received his B.S. from Florida State University in 1975. He went on to earn a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1979.
Over the course of his legal career, Echarte served as a sole practitioner at his own law firm, an associate at Simon, Schindler, and Sandberg, P.A., and an assistant public defender.
While on the Circuit Court, Judge Echarte has held assignments in the Family and Civil Divisions.
His memberships have included the Cuban American Bar Association, the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, the Dade County Bar Association, The Florida Bar, and the Black Lawyers Association.
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