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Gov. Scott Appoints County Court Judge Lourdes Simon to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On July 18, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Judge Lourdes Simon to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court. Simon, 49, of Miami, is currently a County Court Judge in Miami-Dade County. She previously served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. She received her bachelors degree […]

Veterans Court Renamed in Honor of Retired Judge David B. Beck

Retired circuit judge and U.S. Army veteran David B. Beck has received a special salute: The Volusia County Veterans Court was renamed in his honor. Read full article at this link – http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/20170529/veterans-court-renamed-in-honor-of-retired-judge-david-b-beck

Judge Miller to retire Aug. 31 after 3 decades on bench

After 28 years on the bench at the 16th Judicial Circuit in Monroe County, Judge Wayne Miller will retire in August, the month in which he turns 65. Miller, whose last day in court is Aug. 31, will leave his final elected term a year and four months early, forcing the governor to appoint an […]