Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Eight Judicial Appointments

On June 24, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Cary Rada to the Fifth Circuit Court, George Wright to the Eighth Circuit Court, William Henry to the Fourteenth Circuit Court, Paige Gillman to the Fifteenth Circuit Court, Tabitha Blackmon to the Broward County Court, Jason Jones to the Leon County Court, Cristina Rivera […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Four Judicial Appointments

On June 10, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Robert Long Jr., to the First District Court of Appeal, Edward Artau to the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Jennifer J. Frydrychowicz to the First Circuit Court and Jacqueline Steele to the Manatee County Court. Robert Long Jr. Long, of Tallahassee, has been a […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Judicial Appointments

On June 5, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Judge Layne Smith to the Second Circuit Court, and Aaron Peacock to the Brevard County Court. Judge Layne Smith Judge Smith, of Tallahassee, has been a Leon County Judge since 2015. He previously served as the General Counsel for the Department of Lottery and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Kyle Cohen to the Twentieth Circuit Court

On May 28, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Kyle Cohen to the Twentieth Circuit Court. The Twentieth Circuit encompasses Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties. Cohen, of Estero, has been an Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida since 2008 and currently serves in the Civil Division of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Grant Conyers as the Liberty County Supervisor of Elections

On May 27, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Grant Conyers as the Liberty County Supervisor of Elections. Grant Conyers Conyers, of Bristol, is the owner and operator of Conyers Hardwood Flooring, Inc., a construction company he has owned since 2005. Prior to founding his company, he worked at Preble-Rish Engineering in Blountstown, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jennifer Swenson to the Polk County Court

On May 14, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jennifer Swenson to the Polk County Court. Swenson, of Lakeland, has served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Tenth Circuit State Attorney’s Office since 2012, where she currently serves as Chief of the General Felony Division. She received her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Robin Lanigan to the Duval County Court

On May 8, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Robin Lanigan to the Duval County Court. Langin, of Jacksonville, is a General Magistrate for the Fourth Circuit Court in Duval County. Based on her prior law practice, she served on the Executive Committee of the Florida Family Law Inn of Court. She received […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Three Judicial Appointments in Miami

On April 21, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Carlos Gamez, Scott Janowitz and Jeffrey Kolokoff to the Miami-Dade County Court. Carlos Gamez Gamez, of Coral Gables, is an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Miami. He was previously an associate attorney with Perez and Rodriguez P.A. He received his bachelor’s degree […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Lody Jean to the Eleventh Circuit Court

On April 17, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Judge Lody Jean to the Eleventh Circuit Court. The Eleventh Circuit encompasses Miami-Dade County. Jean, of Coral Gables, currently serves as a Judge of Miami-Dade County Court. She previously served as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade County. Jean is the first Haitian American […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Joel Schleicher to the Southwest Florida Water Management District

On July 12, 2019, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Joel Schleicher to the Southwest Florida Water Management District. Joel Schleicher Schleicher, of Sarasota, is an entrepreneur and operator of technology companies selling enterprise solutions. He has served on the Southwest Florida Water Management District since 2017. Currently, Schleicher is the executive chairman of […]