State Rep. Dave Hood to be sworn in as circuit judge in Ormond Beach

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Dave Hood's 20-plus years of distinguished public service sees him moving from the Statehouse to the courthouse.
 

ORMOND BEACH -- State Rep. Charles Dave Hood, Jr., former mayor of Ormond Beach, will be sworn in Friday as a circuit judge at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, l399 N. U.S. 1.

His "investiture" will begin at 3:30 p.m. with his colleagues on the bench sitting as a group as he takes the oath of office for the judgeship in the 7th Judicial Circuit.

Judge-designate Hood will begin work on Oct. 6, and will preside over family law cases at the Volusia County Courthouse Annex at City Island in Daytona Beach.

Hood was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to fill the upcoming vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge David B. Beck.

Hood was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to fill the upcoming vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge David B. Beck.

FAST FACTS: Dave Hood

• Practicing attorney since 1978, and a managing partner at Smith, Hood, Loucks, Stout, Bigman & Brock, P.A. in Daytona Beach.
• Born in Fort Polk, La., and moved to Florida in 1978.
• Received his bachelor's and law degrees from the University of South Carolina.  s
• Served as mayor of Ormond Beach from 1994 to 1999, and as Ormond Beach city commissioner from 1992 to 1994.
• Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012 for a two-year term that expires at year's end.
 

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