The Honorable Tatiana R. Salvador is a Circuit Judge in the 4th Judicial Circuit in Jacksonville, Florida, having been appointed to the bench in 2012. She is currently assigned to a felony criminal division, where she has served for 6 years. During her years on the bench, Judge Salvador has presided over 100 jury trials to date. In addition to her judicial duties, Judge Salvador is a Faculty Member for the Office of State Court Administration (OSCA) responsible for educating judges on a variety of topics at state-wide judicial conferences. In 2020, she was awarded one of the inaugural, state-wide “Florida Jurist” awards recognizing Hispanic excellence on the bench. And in 2022, she was honored with the Jurist of the Year Award given by the Young Lawyers’ Division of The Florida Bar. She is the president of the local chapter of the American Inns of Court, a group dedicated to promoting ethics, civility, professionalism and excellence in the legal field.
Judge Salvador began the practice of law in 1994 serving as an Assistant State Attorney in Jacksonville, Florida, prosecuting all types of crimes from misdemeanors to murders in the tri-county area. Thereafter in 2001, she entered the private practice of law with the firm of Rogers Towers, P.A. Her legal practice primarily focused on civil litigation of all types – commercial, banking, probate, estate and family law. In 2004, she became a shareholder in the firm, and remained at the firm until she was elevated to the bench.
Judge Salvador graduated from Duke University in 1990. She attended law school at the University of Florida College of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor degree in 1993.