The Hon. Richard Burk

We sadly report that the Hon. Richard Burk passed away on Nov. 24, 2019. Judge Burk served as a Circuit Judge in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit for 16 years. He retired in 1998 but served as a Senior Judge up to 2015. More Info

Palm Beach Post article on Judge Burk.

Palm Beach County Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Work

Palm Beach County attorneys who went above and beyond to provide pro bono legal services were recently recognized by the 15th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee.

Judge Shepherd

The Honorable Caroline Shepherd, Circuit Judge

On October 1, 2019, Governor DeSantis appointed the Hon. Caroline Shepherd, a Palm Beach County Court Judge since 2009, to the Circuit Bench. Judge Shepherd is assigned to Felony Division R, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Jeffrey Colbath.

Press Release October 12, 2019

Chief Judge Press Release October 12, 2019

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