Governor DeSantis makes two local judicial appointments

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (WJHG / WECP) –

On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced two local court dates.

Marianna’s Russell Roberts will serve as a judge on the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court.

Roberts has been a partner at Roberts, Roberts & Roberts Attorneys at Law since 2001. He received his bachelor’s degree from Samford University and his law degree from the University of Mississippi. Roberts occupies a new justice vacancy created by the Florida Legislature.

Brandon Young of Bonifay will also serve as a judge on the 14th District Court

Young has served as the County Chief Assistant State Attorney for Holmes County on the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit since 2009. He has also served as General Counsel of the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners since 2017. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida and his law degree from the University of Florida. Young is filling a new justice vacancy created by the Florida Legislature.

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