Larry Metz

District: 32 -- Republican

Part of Lake

Committee Membership for 2016 - 2018 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Yalaha
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Mariko Metz of Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Child(ren):  Marla Metz, Christina Metz
Education:  University of Florida, B.A., 1972-1976; United States Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class, 1973-1976; San Diego State University, graduate courses in public administration, 1978; Florida State University, J.D. with High Honors, 1980-1983; Order of the Coif, 1983
Born:  March 20, 1955, Abington, PA
Military:  United States Marine Corps, Active, 1976-1980, Reserve, 1980-1982; served one year in Japan
Moved to Florida:  1968
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Recreational Interest:  family activities, reading, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, 2017-2018
Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council, 2012-present
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 2015-present
Lake County School Board, 2004-2010, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush, 2004, elected to 4-year term, 2006, Vice Chairman, 2005-2006, Chairman, 2006-2008
Lake County Value Adjustment Board, 2008-2010
Lake County Zoning Board, 2005-2010
Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization Governing Board, 2008-2010


Lake County Bar Association, 2000-present
Lake County Republican Executive Committee, 1999-2018
Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce, 2007-2018
Lake Federated Republican Women's Club, associate member, 2009-2018
Leesburg Chamber of Commerce, member, 2012-2018
Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, 1997-present
National Rifle Association, life member
South Lake Chamber of Commerce, member, 2012-2018


Lake County Community Service Awards Committee, Leadership Award, 2008
Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, Special Achievement Award, 2002
Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, Five Year Service Award, 1996

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