Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott appointed Alan S. Fine and Fleur Lobree to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.
Fine, 55, of Coral Gables, has been in private practice since he began his legal career in 1984. Fine was first a firm shareholder in 1989, when he practiced with Richey, Munroe, Fine, Goodman & Armstrong, P.A. Fine currently practices as Alan S. Fine, P.A. Fine received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his law degree from the University of Florida. Fine will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Ellen Leesfield.
“Alan has a reputation as an intelligent and skilled attorney and his impressive career has prepared him well for a seat on the Eleventh Judicial Circuit,” Governor Scott said. “I am confident that he will serve with fairness and integrity.”
Lobree, 42, of Miami, has served as a Miami-Dade County Court Judge since 2011. From 2002-2011, she served as an assistant state attorney in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. From 2001-2002, she practiced with Hicks, Anderson & Kneale, P.A., and from 1997-2001, she was a senior law clerk for the Honorable Rodolfo Sorondo, Jr. From 1992-1997 she served as an assistant attorney general, with the Office of the Attorney General in Miami. Judge Lobree received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her law degree from the University of Miami. Judge Lobree will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Victoria Platzer.
“Judge Lobree has already proven herself as a smart, capable, and fair judge, who understands the proper role of the judiciary,” Governor Scott said. “She will be a credit to the circuit bench.”