Judge Timothy Osterhaus

Spring 2014 By Ellie Neiberger Judge Timothy Osterhaus is the newest addition to Florida’s First District Court of Appeal.  As he approaches his one-year anniversary on the bench in May 2014, he remains a humble public servant, who is, above all else, committed to a role of judicial restraint. Before Life...

Judge Daniel Sleet, Second District Court of Appeal

Spring 2014 By Raymond T. (Tom) Elligett Born and raised in Charlotte, as the youngest of seven children, Dan Sleet knew he would need to find a way to fund his higher education.  Furman University recruited him with a full football scholarship to play defense, but when another player was injured, the coach...

Twenty Questions with Justice Labarga

Summer 2013 By Michael C. Greenberg Justice Jorge Labarga has been on the Florida Supreme Court since 2009. He was profiled in The Record in the Summer 2009 edition. Michael C. Greenberg spoke with Justice Labarga to get his quick thoughts on life a few years into his term on the Florida Supreme Court. Tell...

Judicial Profile: Judge Thomas Logue

Summer 2013 By jessie Harrell Judge Thomas Logue is the newest face on Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal. He received his appointment to the bench on July 6, 2012 from Governor Scott, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Juan Ramirez, Jr. On announcing Judge Logue’s appointment,...

Third District Court of Appeal Judge Juan Ramirez, Jr., Honored in Retirement Ceremony

Summer 2012 By Kerry Cooper Collins After twenty-four years on the bench, on May 25, 2012, Third District Court of Appeal Judge Juan Ramirez, Jr. retired in a ceremony hosted by the Historical Society and Dade County Bar Association at the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami, Florida. The two...

Discussion with the Florida Supreme Court: A Reminder of Our Responsibilities as Florida Lawyers

Summer 2012 By Rebecca Bowen Creed Continuing a long-standing tradition, the entire Florida Supreme Court heard the final round of the Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition at the Florida Bar’s annual meeting, held June 23, 2012. The competition, now in its forty-fourth year, is presented by The...

Remembering Judge Dell

The Honorable John W. Dell December 27, 1931 – February 18, 2012 Summer 2012 The Honorable John W. Dell, who retired in 2001 after twenty years of service on the Fourth District Court of Appeal, passed away February 18, 2012. Judge Dell was born in Dubuque, Iowa where he spent most of his young adult life...

A Warm Welcome for Judge Stephanie W. Ray and Judge Ronald V. Swanson to Florida’s First District Court of Appeal Judicial Profiles

Spring 2012 By Dawn M. McMahon On June 17, 2011, Governor Rick Scott appointed Judges Stephanie W. Ray and Ronald V. Swanson to Florida’s busiest state appellate court, the First District Court of Appeal. Judge Ray graduated with honors from Florida State University College of Law in 1995. She began her...

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