Governor Scott Appoints Judge Janis Brustares Keyser to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court

5/26/2011 Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Judge Janis Brustares Keyser of Boca Raton to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court.

“Janis’ diverse professional experience has provided her with a unique understanding of the judicial process and the resolution of disputes in a fair and impartial manner,” Governor Scott said. “I believe that her firm commitment to the law and to ensuring equal justice for all will be a great asset to this Court.”

Judge Keyser, 53, has served on the Palm Beach County Court since 2006. She was in private practice from 1986 to 2006. Judge Keyser served as a law clerk to Judge James Downey of the Fourth District Court of Appeal from 1985 to 1986. She was also a law clerk to Judge Jose Gonzalez Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida from 1982 to 1984. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her law degree from the University of Florida College of Law.

Judge Keyser will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Jack H. Cook.

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