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.
On October 1, 2019, Governor DeSantis appointed the Hon. Renatha Francis, who was an Eleventh Circuit Judge since 2017, to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. Judge Francis fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Meenu Sasser. Judge Francis is assigned to the Family Division FC and Probate Division IC.
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.