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Lessons from Hurricane Michael

Coordination, Communication and Recovery

Open Ninth Podcast - Episode 82 - Lessons from Hurricane Michael

In 2018, Hurricane Michael devastated Panama City and the surrounding area. Judge Elijah Smiley, who was Chief Judge of the 14th Circuit during that time, sat down with our host Chief Judge Don Myers in August to talk about the aftermath of the storm. Listen in as they talk about preparing, communicating, and delivering due process in the face of destruction. 


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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.

Open Ninth Podcast - Episode 82 - Lessons from Hurricane Michael
Elijah Smiley

Circuit Court Judge

Judge Elijah Smiley is a Circuit Judge for the 14th Judicial Circuit of Florida. He served as Chief Judge for the Circuit from July 2015 to 2019.