Governor makes two judicial appointments
Gov. Ron DeSantis announces two judicial appointments October 12, one to the 15th Judicial Circuit court and one to the 18th Judicial Circuit court.
James Sherman of West Palm Beach to serve as judge in the 15th Circuit
Sherman has served as a county court judge for Palm Beach County since 2022. Previously, he was a senior attorney at the South Florida Water Management District. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his juris doctor from the University of Miami. Sherman fills the judicial vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Laura Johnson.
Mark Herr of Lake Mary to serve as judge in the 18th Circuit
Herr has served as a county court judge for Seminole County since 2001. Previously, he was the solo practitioner at the Law Offices of Mark E. Herr. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Stetson University and his juris doctor from Mercer University. Herr fills the judicial vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Donna McIntosh.
Originally published at https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-news/governor-makes-two-judicial-appointments-5/