Endorsements

Dr. Rev Victor E. Gooden, Pastor New Life Church Ministries, President Daytona Black Clergy

Gale Lemerand, Business Owner, Philanthropist

"Just like I said in my book, I bet on the jockey. Take it from me, a vote for George Burden is a vote to have the best Public Defender Office in the State of Florida. George has my vote."

Judge Hubert Grimes, Former Circuit Court Judge in the 7th Circuit

"I strongly endorse Mr. George Burden in his quest for election as the Public Defender for the Seventh Circuit. George began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in my courtroom in 1989. He was always dedicated to reaching a just result for his clients. He worked tirelessly and sincerely believed in their cause. I have watched his legal career, as well as his political and community undertakings. He is consistent in his dedication to clients and community issues.  Upon being elected, I believe,  George Burden will work tirelessly to serve the people of the  Seventh Circuit in his role as Public Defender."

Janet McDonald, Chairperson Flagler County School Board

Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed, Former President Bethune Cookman University

"I have known attorney George Burden since 2007, as he served as my personal attorney. I am very delighted to endorse Attorney Burden for Public Defender as he is hardworking, dedicated, and a champion for "justice for all citizens." He takes his duties very seriously and will demonstrate his knowledge and expertise in any courtroom.

Lt Col. (Ret) William Dudley, Veterans Advocate in 

St. Johns County

"I strongly endorse George Burden. It is important that we have a candidate who has served our nation in uniform to assure that our veterans are fairly represented in our court system." 

Glenn Ritchey, Business Owner, Former Mayor of Daytona Beach

"George Burden has been a trusted city leader and lawyer that I have relied on for 

advice and counsel.  His qualifications are second to none.  I am voting for George for Public Defender."

Marilyn Ford, Ph.D, City Council Woman Port Orange

"You can't go wrong with a vote for George Burden.  He is a dedicated fighter for the rights of all citizens." 

Jim Gibson, The Elected 7th Circuit Public Defender for 28 Years

"George is by far the best candidate to lead this very important office."

Charles Garcia, Esq. Hispanic Magazine "Entrepreneur of the Year" and Former CEO of Association of Latino Professionals For America
"I have known George Burden since my early days as an Air Force Officer.  In my life, George stands out as a shining example of sincere and dedicated service.  From his days in the Military to his decades of service defending other people's due process rights as a Public Defender, he has always lived service before self.  George is a brilliant Attorney and inspirational leader who will set a new bar of excellence in his role as the elected Public Defender for the 7th Circuit.  I am honored to enthusiastically endorse George for this very important constitutional office."

Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia Counties

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