Judge Brian D. Lambert

Birthplace:  Detroit, MI


  • B.S., Eastern Michigan University, Psychology, Cum Laude, 1978
  • J.D., University of Florida, 1981

Legal Offices & Positions:

  • Judge, Fifth District Court of Appeal, 2014-Present
  • Circuit Judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit, (Including 12 years on Circuit Court Appellate Panel), 2000-2014:
  • Sole Practitioner, 1992-1994 And 1997-2000;
  • Partner, Lambert & Himes, P.A., 1994-1996;
  • Partner, Savage, Krim, Simons, Behnke & Lambert, P.A., 1990-1991;
  • Partner, Savage, Krim, Simons, Fuller & Ackerman, P.A., 1986-1990;
  • Associate, Savage, Krim, Simons, & Fuller, P.A., 1981-1986

Honors & Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell "A.V." Attorney Rating
  • Prior Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer

Judicial & Bar Activities:

  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases, Past Member
  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Business Cases, Past Member
  • Former Member and Chair, Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Circuit 5B
  • D. R. Smith Inn of Court, Ocala, FL,-Original and Past Member Marion County Bar Association, Past Member
  • Prior Certified Mentor for New Judges
  • Marion County Bench and Bar Committee- Past Member