TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, in anticipation of Constitution Day 2021, Governor Ron DeSantis is excited to announce the appointments of 20 rule of law judges to the following five circuits and ten county courts: Fourth, Ninth, Eleventh, Fifteenth and Eighteenth Judicial Circuits, as well as Citrus, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Orange, Palm Beach, Pasco, Polk, and St. Johns Counties. Nine of the judicial appointments will fill new vacancies that were created by the Florida Legislature. With these appointments, Governor DeSantis has made 150 total judicial appointments.
Bradley Harper to serve as Judge on the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court
Judge Harper has served on the Palm Beach County Court since 2017. He received his bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College and his law degree from the University of Florida. Harper fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Krista Marx.
April Bristow to serve as Judge on the Palm Beach County Court
April Bristow has served as General Counsel to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit since 2019. Previously, she served as a Career Attorney for Judge Dorian Damoorgian in the Fourth District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her law degree from Stetson University. Bristow fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Sandra Bosso-Pardo.
See a list of all appointments here: https://www.flgov.com/2021/09/16/governor-ron-desantis-announces-20-judicial-appointments/