Opioid Awareness Interview

Judge Linn is interviewed by New Horizons Treatment about Opioid Awareness in the Nineteenth Circuit.

Judge Linn is interviewed about Opioid Awareness

Proclamation 2019

The Supreme Court is focusing on Opioid Awareness in the month of July as more Floridians have did as a result of an Opioid overdose than in car accidents.

Proclamation 2019 Opioid Use Disorder Awareness Month

Judge Menz discusses Domestic Violence with Indian River County Deputies.

On June 5, 2019, Judge Menz and Judge Cox hosted a roundtable with Indian River County Sheriff's Office Deputies. The discussion included topics of interest regarding Domestic Violence. Thank you to these judges for imparting their knowledge, experience and fielding questions from our local deputies.

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NADCP (National Association of Drug Court Professionals) and NDCI (National Drug Court Institute) selected the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court to host a program titled the “Operational Tune-Up”. This training program took place on May 9-10th, 2019 at the Intergenerational Center in Vero Beach, FL. Operational Tune-Up was designed…

The Nineteenth Circuit held Certified Mediator Training in Indian River County

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit hosted a Supreme Court County Mediation Certification training from May 7 - 10, 2019. In all, 25 attendees participated in the training. The course’s main focus was to train attendees in conflict resolution in order for them to obtain their county mediation certification. Job shadowing and mentorship…

Judge Isenhower, Judge Menz, Judge Nelson, Hearing Officer Leatha Mullins pose with the Girl Scouts Troop

 Judge Menz, Hearing Officer Leatha Mullins, Judge Nelson and Judge Isenhower participated in a Law Day Mock Trial attended by the St. Lucie County Daisies: Brownies and Girl Scouts Troop. The Mock Trial educated these young girls about the court system and provided for a fun and interactive educational experience.  Law Day is aimed…

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Indian River State College, located in Ft. Pierce, FL graduated one of their largest classes in the school’s history. More than 3,800 students were awarded degrees.

The Honorable Elizabeth Metzger, Chief Judge for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida, served as the Commencement speaker for the May 2 ceremonies.…

Judge Roby and Judge Cox

The legal community from all over the state came together on April 18, 2019, in Coral Gables, Florida, to celebrate the distinguished career of Justice R. Fred Lewis after his recent retirement from the Florida Supreme Court.

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The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit hosted a group of students from Indian River State College who visited the St. Lucie Courthouse on April 1, 2019. The students are in their Bachelor’s Degree program studying American government and public service. Kate Bradford, Esq. Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Department, Indian River State…

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St. Lucie County Mental Health Court held their 30th graduation on Monday, March 25, 2019, at 2:30p.m at the St. Lucie County Courthouse in downtown Fort Pierce. 40 graduates received certificates of completion.

Established in June 2006, St. Lucie County’s Mental Health Court is a community-based program that provides court…