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County Court Judge Michael Scott Williams Appointed to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit

On November 27, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Judge Michael Scott Williams to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Williams, 45, of Valrico, is currently a County Court Judge for Hillsborough County. He previously served as Special Counsel to the Office of Statewide Prosecution. He received his bachelor’s degree from Moravian College and […]

Mark David Wilson Appointed to the Monroe County Court

On October 30, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Mark David Wilson to the Monroe County Court. Wilson, 49, of Key West, is currently a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Chief Assistant State Attorney for the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit. He received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, […]

Gordon Charles Murray, Sr. Appointed to the Miami-Dade County Court

On October 30, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Gordon Charles Murray, Sr., to the Miami-Dade County Court. Murray, 57, of Miami, is currently a General Magistrate and Child Support Hearing Officer for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. He previously practiced as a solo practitioner, and also served as a Special Magistrate for the […]

County Court Judge Patt Maney to be Awarded the Governor’s Medal of Merit

On November 7, 2017, Governor Rick Scott will award the Governor’s Medal of Merit to County Court Judge Patt Maney, Okaloosa County for his body of work on veterans issues in Florida. Congratulations Judge Maney! Read interview at nwfdailynews.com: http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20171102/judge-to-receive-governors-medal-of-merit-for-work-on-vets-issues

Governor Scott Appoints Laura Ann Stuzin to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court

On October 9, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Laura Ann Stuzin to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court. Stuzin, 47, has served as a County Court Judge in Miami-Dade County since 2015, prior to which she was of counsel with Rumberger, Kirk, & Caldwell, P.A. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University […]

Governor Scott Appoints Ivonne Cuesta to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court

On October 9, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Ivonne Cuesta to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court. Cuesta, 44, has served as a County Court Judge in Miami-Dade County since 2012, and she previously worked in the Office of the Public Defender for the 11th Circuit. She received her bachelor’s degree from Florida […]

Governor Scott Appoints Meredith Charbula to the Duval County Court

On October 9, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Meredith Charbula to the Duval County Court. Charbula, 59, of Jacksonville, is currently the Director of the Legal Division for the Office of the State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. She previously worked in private practice, and as an Assistant Attorney General for […]

Judge Bill Blue Appointed to Court Interpreter Certification Board

Judge Bill Blue was recently appointed by Chief Justice Labarga to serve on the Court Interpreter Certification Board for three years. Judge R. James McCune, Jr. is serving a second term on the Board. The purpose of the Court Interpreter Certification Board is to assist the Supreme Court of Florida in overseeing the certification and […]