Archive for May, 2018

Angela Mason Appointed to Okaloosa County Court

On May 21, 2018, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Angela Mason to the Okaloosa County Court.

Mason, 41, of Fort Walton Beach, is currently an Assistant State Attorney for the 1st Judicial Circuit, and previously served as an Assistant State Attorney for the 4th Judicial Circuit. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and her law degree from the University of Tennessee. Mason fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge T. Patterson Maney.

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Ramiro Christen Areces Appointed to Miami-Dade County Court

On May 21, 2018, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Ramiro Christen Areces to the Miami-Dade County Court.

Areces, 35, of Coral Gables, is a solo practitioner, and previously practiced with Jorden Burt, LLP. He received his bachelor’s degree from Florida International University and his law degree from the University of Miami. Areces fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Shelley J. Kravitz.

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Elijah A. Levitt Appointed to the Miami-Dade County Court

On May 21, 2018, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Elijah A. Levitt to the Miami-Dade County Court.

Levitt, 39, of Miami, is a solo practitioner. He previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and as an Assistant State Attorney for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from the University of Miami. Levitt fills the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Spencer J. Multack to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court.

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County Court Judge Gerald Hill II Appointed to the Tenth Judicial Circuit

On April 28, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Judge Gerald Hill II to the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court.

Hill, 43, of Lakeland, currently serves as a County Court Judge for Polk County, and previously was in private practice. He received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University, his law degree from St. Thomas University School of Law, and his master of laws degree from the University of Florida. Hill fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Glenn T. Shelby.

Source: flgov.com