Paul Huck


Paul Huck

Infobox person
name = Paul Huck



image_size = 150px
birth_date = 1940
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nationality = American
alma_mater = University of Florida
known_for = Being a Federal Judge
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Paul C. Huck (born 1940) is an American lawyer and judge. He currently serves on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Early life and education

Huck was born in 1940 in Covington, Kentucky.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1962 and his J.D. from the University of Florida School of Law in 1965.

Career

Huck served in the Army Reserve from 1965 to 1972. He was in private practice in Florida from 1965 to 2000.

He was nominated by President Bill Clinton on May 9, 2000, to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, to the seat vacated by Kenneth L. Ryskamp. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 2000, and received commission on July 11, 2000.

Huck has presided over the wire fraud trial of disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff in connection with the SunCruz Casinos sale scandal. Huck sentenced Abramoff to five years and 10 months in prison.

Huck has taught trial advocacy as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law while serving on the district court.

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