Elected Member

The Hon. Nelly N. Khouzam

Tampa, FL
Florida Second District Court of Appeal
Education
University of Florida
University of Florida College of Law

Nelly Khouzam has been a judge of the Florida Second District Court of Appeal since August 2008. Prior to joining the court, she served as a circuit court judge in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Pinellas and Pasco counties, for 14 years. She is Chief Judge of the Court.

After law school, Judge Khouzam clerked for Judge Jack R. Schoonover of Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal before becoming a private practice attorney. She then became a partner at Fowler White Gillen Boggs Villareal & Banker and later at Silberman & Khouzam.

Judge Khouzam is a frequent author and lecturer and has written articles for The Florida Bar Journal, Nova Law Review, Litigation Magazine, and the Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies.

EDUCATION: University of Florida, B.A.; University of Florida College of Law

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Areas of Expertise
Appellate Practice & Procedure (Litigation)