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Judge Tiffany Baker-Carper

     Criminal Division A

Photo of Judge Tiffany Baker-Carper

Judicial Assistant Ryan Randolph

Leon County Courthouse
     301 S Monroe St 301-B
     Tallahassee, FL 32301


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The Honorable Tiffany Baker-Carper was elected circuit judge on November 3, 2020, becoming the youngest woman and African American to be elected judge in the Second Judicial Circuit. Since being elected, she has served in the Juvenile Delinquency, Family Law, Probate and Guardianship divisions. She now serves in the Criminal Felony Division in Leon County.

Prior to her role as a circuit judge, she worked in private practice as a criminal defense attorney and family law practitioner. Before launching her solo practice, she worked as an associate for one of Tallahassee’s personal injury firms – litigating, negotiating, and settling claims. Upon graduating from law school, she started her career as an assistant public defender for the Second Judicial Circuit.

Judge Baker-Carper is an avid sports fan and loves to root for her alma mater, the Miami Hurricanes. While at the University of Miami, she majored in Finance and earned a minor in Chemistry. After college, she relocated to Washington, D.C., where she attended Howard University School of Law. During her time in law school, she served on the Moot Court, Huver I. Brown Trial Advocacy Team, worked in the District of Columbia Superior Courts as a Student Attorney, and clerked for Justice Rose C. Owusu, at The Supreme Court of Ghana. She is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Chi Upsilon Chapter, and several legal and civic organizations.

Judge Baker-Carper is a proud native of Gadsden County. She currently resides in Tallahassee as a happy wife to Leonard W. Carper, Jr., and a proud mother to two beautiful girls, Phoenix Ray and Lenox Luna. Judge Baker-Carper is honored and blessed to serve her hometown as a judge. She strives to change the perspective in the courtroom by treating everyone with dignity and respect.