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Miami-Dade County Judge Tanya Brinkley appointed to Eleventh Circuit Court

On March 27, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Tanya Brinkley to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court. Brinkley, 52, originally from Pennsylvania, is an African American judge serving on the Miami-Dade County Court since 2013. She received her bachelor’s degree from Howard University and her law degree from the University of Miami School […]

Leon County Judge Steve Everett Appointed to Second Circuit Bench

On March 19, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Judge Stephen Everett to the Second Circuit Court. The Second Circuit covers the following counties: Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla. “I’m impressed with Judge Everett’s judicial philosophy as he understands the role of a judge is in restraint,” said Governor DeSantis. “He […]

Ask Judge Smith: Peas and Carrots

Read his recent column Learn the Peas and Carrots of our Legal System. Judge Layne Smith is a Leon County Court Judge who often speaks and writes about civics, the law, and the administration of justice. Source: Tallahassee Democrat

Judge Feigenbaum Congratulates Graduate of Veterans Court

Judge Bryan Feigenbaum congratulates a graduate at the Judge David Beck Veterans Court in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. The program helps veterans in the criminal justice system by helping them get treatment and other services. Source: 7thJudicialCircuitFL on Twitter