Events

Judge Steven Levin and Judge Laurie Buchanan discussed dependency court.

The second session of the community outreach event, Your Courts Up Close, was held on February 25, 2020. Your Courts Up Close is a free event hosted by Judge Daryl Isenhower of St. Lucie County. This session included the topics of family, dependency court, child resources and the Guardian Ad Litem Program.

Judge Steven Levin…

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The first session of the year for the community outreach event, Your Courts Up Close, was successfully held on February 18, 2020. Your Courts Up Close is a free event hosted by Judge Daryl Isenhower of St. Lucie County. The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit has hosted this program annually for the past four years.

During the first…

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Established in 2017, Your Courts Up Close is a free four week class that gives participants a behind-the-scenes look at the court system.

St. Lucie County Judge Daryl Isenhower, the program’s creator, facilitates the presentations made by local judges on a variety of topics.

Dates for Your Courts Up Close 2020.

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“Bankruptcy 101 – A Primer for State Court Judges” was held at the Martin County courthouse in Stuart, FL on January 31, 2020. The event was prepared and presented by the Bankruptcy Judges of the Southern District of Florida. The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Judges from all four counties: Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie…

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The Honorable William L. Roby will be providing a diversity training to court staff on Wednesday, November 27th at the St. Lucie County Annex. This training event is open to all Circuit staff and Judges throughout the State of Florida. RSVPs are required. This training has been approved by The Florida Supreme Court Standing Committee…

Diversity Training Provided By The Honorable William L. Roby At The St. Lucie County Annex

On November 27, 2019, The Honorable William L. Roby provided a diversity training to court staff at the St. Lucie County Annex. This training event was open to all Circuit staff and Judges throughout the State of Florida. The training was approved by The Florida Supreme Court Standing Committee on Fairness and Diversity. The committee…

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National Adoption Day is an effort to focus attention on the more than 125,000 children waiting to be adopted from foster care in the United States. The annual event was founded in 2000 by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, Alliance for Children’s Rights and Children’s Action…

Judge Roby, Judge McNicholas, Judge Croom, Judge Levin, Judge Cox and Judge Metzger attend the Nineteenth Circuit Bench Bar Conference in Jensen Beach, FL on November 1, 2019.

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Bench Bar Conference was held on November 1, 2019 in Jensen Beach, FL. The conference provided a series of talks and several plenary sessions of interest to all legal practitioners who attended. There were also break-out sessions specific to civil, criminal, and family practitioners. Conference…

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An investiture ceremony was held for County Judge Jeffrey W. Hendriks, of Port St. Lucie, on October 11, 2019 at the St. Lucie County Courthouse. Judge Hendriks is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and has been a major crimes prosecutor for the Nineteenth Circuit State Attorney’s Office since 2016. He has previously served…

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On October 10, 2019, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for a new Nursing Room in the Martin County Courthouse. The implementation of a Nursing Room was formed to provide resources that new mothers need to achieve work/life balance.

 

The creation of the Nursing Room is the result of nearly eight months of…