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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2018: CIRCUIT COURT


THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:

JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2018 .................

On August 28, 2018, voters in Miami-Dade County head to the polls for the "Primary" election of Judges in our County. The more important date for our readers to watch though is May 4, 2018, the deadline for qualifying to run for Circuit and County Court.***

CIRCUIT COURT

Currently, there are 24 Circuit Court seats up for election. Of those 24 seats, four judges are retiring at the end of their term; the other 20 will be running for reelection. In fact, already 19 of the 20 have filed with only Judge Hanzman needing to file his paperwork. We communicated directly with Judge Hanzman and he intends to file in the next couple of weeks. 

OPEN SEATS:

GROUP 14: (Judge Cindy Lederman retiring):

Renee Gordon

GROUP 25: (Judge Dennis Murphy retiring):

Yery Marrero

GROUP 31: (Judge Maria Korvick retiring):

Carlos Lopez 

GROUP 79: (Judge Antonio Marin retiring):

Luis Perez-Medina
Joseph David  ("Joey-D") Perkins*


INCUMBENTS SEEKING REELECTION:

Judge Antonio Arzola
Judge Miguel de la O
Judge Victoria del Pino (appointed to fill Judge Blake’s seat)
Judge Maria Espinosa Dennis
Judge Jason Dimitris (appointed to fill Judge Brennan’s seat)
Judge Pedro Echarte
Judge Jose Fernandez
Judge Mindy Glazer
Judge Michael Hanzman
Judge Charles Johnson (appointed to fill Judge Sigler’s seat)
Judge Marisa Tinkler Mendez
Judge Browyn Miller
Judge David Miller
Judge Teresa Pooler
Judge Maria de Jesus Santovenia
Judge Valerie Manno Schurr
Judge Lourdes Simon (appointed to fill Judge Luck’s seat)
Judge Ellen Sue Venzer
Judge Maria Verde
Judge Lisa Walsh

***Coming up tomorrow: County Court Judicial Election 2018.


CAPTAIN OUT .....
Captain4Justice@gmail.com

* Previous editions of this blog post incorrectly identified the candidate as David Perkins. His correct name is Joseph David Perkins, which will ensure he is not confused with long-time REGJB Irregular David Peckins. 

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

One fucking expensive season. I'm getting killed over here.

Anonymous said...

Elections for judicial races are an outrage. These judges are almost all broke and afraid so what better way to get a favorable ruling then to raise a Judge ten grand. For such a staunchly conservative group who regulate the Florida bar, they allow a free for all in this space.

Anonymous said...

That is $500 from all of you to each. Good luck trying to make any money at law next year. Not too late to apply to Stanford MBA program.

Get out of that asbestos filled sick building, with all of the stress, back stabbing ... and maybe one or two real friends — and move out of that hell hole. Colorado? Albuquerque?

Do it before you get too old to enjoy.

Remember — practicing law is debilitating on your health. The stress you have on your body is worse than smoking 3 packs a day.

It is YOUR choice to be happy and live the life you want to live.

At least book a week at the POST RANCH INN in Big Sur or at AUNERGE DU SOLEIL in the Napa Valley. “Get the Couples massage, Valley view suite and eat at Michelin starred restaurants once in your lives.”

* quoted from the SIR KENNETH W bestseller “ESSENTIALS OF EVERYDAY LIFE” 1986

Anonymous said...

So sad that Judge Korvick is retiring. She was always so kind, so sweet, great patience, fun in court, soft spoken and always was prepared to rule based upon her vast knowledge of the law.

CAPTAIN JUSTICE said...


2:50 PM. I detect a hint of sarcasm in your comment. No?

Anonymous said...

Lawyers ought not attend fund-raisers or make contributions to judges who do not draw opposition. The parading of judge candidates at fund-raising cocktail parties is unattractive. Only if an incumbent is challenged, should the money machine turn on.

Anonymous said...

The group 79 candidate is Joseph David Perkins, not David Perkins.

Anonymous said...

you are a fail

Anonymous said...

Chill she’s termed out.

Anonymous said...

Rumor is that Mike Catalano is running against Renee Gordon.

Anonymous said...

Why he needs to try elsewhere

Anonymous said...

OK, so a little birdie told me that Rothenberg is going to retire from the 3D and that the fix is in to put Hanzman on the 3D. Heaven help us if Hanzman gets on the 3D. Same birdie says that whoever runs against Hanzman for his circuit seat will be a friend of his who gets to coast in. Think anyone will go up against Hanzman's deep pockets?