Judge Tanya Brinkley

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Tanya Brinkley is the nonpartisan judge of the Miami-Dade County Court Florida Group 28 in Florida. Brinkley is running in the general election on November 6, 2018.


Brinkley received her undergraduate degree in finance from Howard University in 1991 and her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1995.


  • 2013-Present: Judge, Miami-Dade County Court, Florida
  • 2004-2012: Traffic Hearing Officer, Miami-Dade County
  • 1996-2012: Attorney, Brinkley & Henrys, P.A.
  • 1996: Admitted to the Florida Bar

Awards and associations

  • 2010: Wilkie D. Ferguson Bar Association Pro Bono Award
  • 2009: Ray H. Pearson Guardian Ad Litem Pro Bono Award
  • Member, Florida Bar Traffic Rules Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, Wilkie D. Ferguson Black Lawyers Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association