FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 27, 2018
CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE
Gov. Scott Appoints Two to the Fifth District Court of Appeal
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments to the Fifth District Court of Appeal.
Judge Jamie R. Grosshans, 39, of Winter Garden, is a county judge for Orange County, and previously served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. She received her bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State College and her law degree from University of Mississippi School of Law. Grosshans fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge William D. Palmer.
Judge John M. Harris, 51, of Mims, is a circuit judge for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, and previously served as county judge for Brevard County Court. He received his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma University and his law degree from Florida State University College of Law. Harris fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Thomas D. Sawaya.