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A special Valentine’s Day episode

Open Ninth Podcast - Episode 119

In honor of Valentine's Day, courthouse couple – Judges Denise Kim and John Beamer – sat down to talk with Chief Judge Myers. From law school to the altar, parenthood to the bench, they have been through it all! Listen in as they share how they met, their experiences on and off the bench, and what it’s like to live in a two-judge household.

Show Notes

  • 1:20 - Background 4:25 - The start of the relationship
  • 8:03 - Sharing the same profession
  • 10:20 - Experiences on the bench
  • 15:05 - Ten years from now
  • 17:17 - Who is the romantic in the relationship?


In this episode

Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Moderator and 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.

Denise Kim Beamer

Circuit Judge

Judge Beamer was appointed to the Circuit bench in 2019 by Governor Scott. She currently serves in the Circuit Civil Division in Orange County.

John D.W. Beamer

Circuit Judge