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FLABOTA Podcast: Federal Judge Raag Singhal

In this August 4, 2023 interview Host Jeff Adelman, Esq., speaks with universally respected Southern District of Florida Federal District Court Judge Raag Singhal on a wide variety of topics, including:

His background as a criminal defense lawyer and what it is like to try 204 jury trials; The differences between serving as a State Circuit Court Judge and then being elevated to the Federal Bench in the Southern District of Florida in 2019; What Judge Singhal learned in the 22 years prior to becoming a state Court Judge about judicial styles; The interesting dimensions of serving in the Circuit Civil Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit as compared to serving in the Criminal Division; The need to train younger lawyers about the art of trying jury trials; What Federal Court practitioners can do to make Judges’ jobs easier; and the Judge’s amazing personal fitness goals and the need to achieve a healthy work/life balance.

Produced by Mitchell A. Chester, Esq. for the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the ABOTA Fort Lauderdale Chapter. Music courtesy and Evgeny Bardyuzha. For more information about the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates, go to To hear this podcast on Apple Podcasts, go to Spotify:


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