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Friday, May 26, 2017
GOVERNOR SCOTT NAMES NEWEST 3RD DCA JUDGE .....
THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
BREAKING NEWS .......
YOUR NEWEST 3rd DCA Judge is:
JUDGE NORMA LINDSEY
Judge Lindsey fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Linda Wells. Judge Lindsey began her career in private practice in 1993 with the law firm of Hornsby, Sacher. She worked for a number of law firms from 1993 through 2005. In 2005 she became a County Court Judge. She served on the County Court for six years until Governor Scott appointed her to the Circuit Court in December of 2011. She has served on the Circuit Court for the past five and one half years, having replaced Judge Ivan Fernandez. She now joins Fernandez on the 3rd DCA. Lindsey was chosen over five other finalists:
Judge Monica Gordo, Judge Bronwyn C. Miller, Oren Rosenthal, Esq., Judge Daryl E. Trawick, Judge Angelica Zayas
This appointment now opens up another seat on the Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County for Governor Scott.
ON THE GOVERNOR'S DESK .......
Governor Scott has two open seats to fill, one in the Circuit Court, and one in the County Court, with six named finalists for each on his desk. The decision on these two seats is not expected until sometime in mid July:
CIRCUIT COURT (as mentioned in the post below):
This appointment replaces Judge Robert Luck.
Judge Andrea Ricker Wolfson
Judge Lourdes Simon
Judge Spencer Multack
Judge Ivonne Cuesta
Judge Tanya Brinkley
This appointment replaces Judge Victoria del Pino.
GM Karl S.H. Brown
Julie Harris Nelson
GM Gordon Murray, Sr.
ON THE JNC'S DESK .....
The Eleventh Circuit JNC has received applications from 25 attorneys to replace Judge Jason Dimitris. The interview schedule and who will be interviewed has not yet been determined.
CAPTAIN OUT .....