Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Representative  Jeffrey D. "Jeff" Kottkamp

District 74

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Cape Coral

Occupation:  Attorney

Spouse:  Cyndie Kottkamp of Fort Myers

Child(ren):  Jackson

Education:  Edison Community College, A.A., 1982; Florida State University, B.S., 1984; University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1987

Born:  November 12, 1960, Indianapolis, IN

Moved to Florida:  1977

Religious Affiliation:  Christian

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Appointed to National Council of State Legislators Law and Criminal Justice Committee 2004-2005

Appointed to Attorney General of Florida Transition Team 2004

Honored by the Trial Court Budget Commission for "exceptional service to the trial courts of Florida during the transition to state funding mandated by Revision 7 to the Florida Constitution," July 2004

Appointed to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Task Force on Civil Justice for the 2001-2002 term


Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce

Cape Coral Civic Association

Christian Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Florida 1998-present

Lee County Bar Association, President 1998

Lee County Republican Executive Committee

Sanibel-Captiva Republican Club


Florida Catholic Conference "Defensor Vitae" Award 2006

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers "Legislative Leadership Award" 2005

Licensed to practice law in Florida, 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Representative 2004

Associated Industries of Florida, Champion for Business 2004

Christian Coalition of Florida, "2004 Faith and Family Award"

Florida Alarm Association, Legislator of the Year 2004

Florida Chamber Honor Roll 2004

Florida Dispute Resolution Center Award 2004

Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, House Leadership Award 2004

The Florida Bar, President's Legislative Award 2004

Florida Building Materials Association, Legislator of the Year 2003

Florida Home Builders Association, Legislator of the Year 2003

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Legislator of the Year 2003

The Trust for Public Land Legislative Leadership Award 2002

Appointed by Speaker of the House to Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission 2001

Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Top 20 Quick Starter Legislator" 2001

Professional Opticians of Florida, Legislator of the Year 2001

Law Clerk to United States District Court Judge Sidney Aronovitz 1991

Law Clerk to United States Court Judge Joe Eaton 1990

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