Events

FAWL Installation

19th Judicial Circuit Judge Elizabeth Metzger presided over the Officer Installation for the Florida Association of Women Lawyers at the Florida Bar Convention in Orlando on June 22, 2022. Donna Eng, previous President of the Martin County Women Lawyers Association, was sworn in as the President of FAWL for 2022-2023. Congratulations…

Cultural Alliance Opens Inaugural Courthouse Exhibition

Cultural Alliance opens inaugural courthouse exhibition “Justice” at the St. Lucie County Courthouse featuring the work of local artist.

The Honorable Elizabeth A. Metzger and newly sworn in Board members of the Martin County Women Lawyers Association.

The Honorable Elizabeth A. Metzger and newly sworn in Board members of the Martin County Women Lawyers Association. The swearing in ceremony was held on June 7, 2022 in the Martin County Courthouse.  The incoming officers of the Board are: President, Abby Spears; President Elect, Erin Kirkwood; Secretary, Niki Marshall; Treasurer,  …

Michelle Cronk

Michelle Cronk: Martin County Mental Health Court

"Mental health court has helped me tremendously. They have an amazing team who have helped me get my life back. The entire team helps me keep track of my multiple doctor appointments and medication. My doctor, Greg Landrum, works with the team to make…

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit is hosting a free Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediation Certification Training. If you have a desire to help others, an interest in the law, and a willingness to follow proper procedures for dispute resolution - then this training is for you!

Pre-registration and an interview is…

Arthur Strickland

We would like to spotlight Arthur Strickland from the Martin County Mental Health Court Program for the positive changes he has made in his life.

“Hello. My name is Arthur Strickland. I’m in the Martin County Mental Health Court Program that involves me engaging my mental health and addiction treatment. Since choosing to…

Vitaly Feriola

Vitaly Feriola: Martin County Metnal Health Court

“Mental health court has helped me tremendously by helping me get control of my life and more importantly my mental health. Mental health court has shown me that I don’t have to face my negative thoughts and bad days alone. They have given me a second…

8th Grade Students

On April 27, 2022 Indian River County Judge Nicole Menz presided over the Classical Conversation Mock Trial between Viera/Melbourne and Vero Beach. The 8th grade home school students prepare all semester for the trial. Very impressive group of future lawyers! Congratulations to both teams!

The Mental Health Court Newsletter

The Martin County Mental Health Court Newsletter

March, 2022 Edition

The Mental Health Court Newsletter is available to read here:

Introduction - Letter from the Judge

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit is in the process of implementing a new problem-solving court in Okeechobee County called Early Childhood Court. The goal of Early Childhood Court is to improve child safety and well-being, heal trauma and repair the parent/child relationship while promoting timely permanency and helping to prevent the…