Open Ninth

Land of Opportunity

Immigration, Education, and Mentorship

Open Ninth Podcast - Episode 83

Emigrating from Haiti was a formative transition for the 7-year-old Judge Gabrielle Sanders, who struggled with learning English and bullying while trying to adjust to the culture of her new country. Fast forward a few years and she's a fluent mock trial enthusiast at FAMU determined to use her knowledge of the legal system to help people. Tune in and listen as she tells her talks to Chief Judge Don Myers about her life, her passion for the law, and her dedication to the community.  


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In this episode

Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit

Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. has served as a Circuit Judge since 2011. He was elected as Chief Judge and will start his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Gabrielle N. Sanders

Osceola County Judge

Osceola County Judge Gabrielle N. Sanders was elected in 2018. She currently serves in the Osceola County Civil Division.