Julie Taylor Appointed to Duval County Court

On June 11, 2021, Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Julie Taylor, of Jacksonville, to serve as Judge on the Duval County Court. Since 2017, Taylor has served as General Counsel for the 4th Judicial Circuit Court. In 2021, she became a Special Magistrate and Civil Traffic Infraction Hearing Officer. Previously in her career, she also served […]

Chief Justice Canady lifts courtroom COVID-19 restrictions, makes other changes

On June 4, 2021, Chief Justice Charles Canady issued an order allowing courts around Florida to lift requirements to wear masks and distance from others while in courtrooms during proceedings. Improved health measurements, increased vaccination rates, and updated official health guidance all prompted the changes. Read the full order at this link: https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/content/download/746675/file/AOSC21-17.pdf Source: Florida […]

Second Judicial Circuit Recognizes Drug Awareness Program Month

A news release issued May 24, 2021, by the Second Judicial Circuit regarding Drug Awareness Program Month, recognizes the dedicated leadership of Leon County Court Judge Nina Ashenafi-Richardson and other team members of the Adult Felony Drug Court Team. The team includes Judicial Assistant Blanca Delgado-Chavez, Assistant State Attorney Owen McCaul, Assistant Public Defender Edrene […]