Governor Scott Appoints A. James Craner II to
the Orange County Court
Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Alfred James Craner II of Orlando to the Orange County Court.
“With more than 22 years of legal experience, James has developed a disciplined and systematic approach to evaluating and resolving a high volume of cases,” Governor Scott said. “His determination, fairness and patience have been hallmarks of his career and will be instrumental qualities in his role as a county judge.”
Craner, 47, has been a sole practitioner since 1996. Previously, he was an assistant state attorney with the State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court from 1993 to 1996 after interning and practicing as an associate with Alan Robinson P.A. from 1988 to 1993. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and his law degree from the University of Akron School of Law.
Craner will fill the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Mike Murphy to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court