When John Met Sally

Conversation with the Judges Kest

Two Judges.  One household.  Meet the Kests - John and Sally. His and Her Honors but also Mr. and Mrs. Kest.  Both are Circuit Judges for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court and are currently the only married judicial couple.

They are Florida State law school sweethearts who fell in love, married and raised a family.  They also built very successful legal careers in Orlando and now are both Judges.  Learn how they met, what life is like in a two judge household,  who gets the final say in the Kest household and if there is an appellate process. 

In this episode

Frederick J. Lauten

Podcast Moderator

Judge Lauten is currently the Chief Judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. He has served as a Judge since 1993.

Sally D. M. Kest

Circuit Court Judge

Judge Sally D. M. Kest has served as a Circuit Judge since 2007. She currently serves in the Juvenile Division in Orange County.

John Marshall Kest

Circuit Court Judge

Judge John Marshall Kest as served as a Circuit Judge since 2003. He currently serves in the Circuit Civil Division in Orange County.

Open Ninth
Episode 8

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.
Run time 35:29

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