Events

Your Courts Up Close

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court and your local county and circuit judges will be hosting a free community outreach training titled "Your Courts Up Close". These training sessions are back by popular demand with new information from different aspects of the judicial…

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On February 8, 2019, Judge Michael J. Linn was sworn in as Circuit Judge at an investiture ceremony conducted at the St. Lucie County Courthouse.

Judge Linn received his undergraduate degree from the University of West Florida and graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. After law school, Judge Linn…

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The Indian River County Mental Health Court held their eighth graduation on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. in Courtroom 5 of the Indian River County Courthouse in downtown Vero Beach. 21 Mental Health Court graduates attended and received certificates of completion.

Mental Health Court provides mentally ill defendants…

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Judge Robert Meadows was sworn in as the newest Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court Judge during an investiture ceremony on January 25, 2019 at the Indian River County Courthouse.

His prior experience includes service as a law enforcement officer for sixteen years and a local attorney in private practice for thirteen years.…

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The Indian River County Mental Health Court held their seventh graduation on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in Courtroom 4 of the Indian River County Courthouse. Judge Cox facilitated the graduation along with 20 Mental Health Court graduates.

Indian River County's Mental Health Court

IRSC students visited the St. Lucie County Courthouse

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit hosted a group of students from Indian River State College who visited the St. Lucie Courthouse on October 5th, 2018. The students are in their Bachelor’s Degree program studying American government and public service.

Along with their professor, the students met with Judge Yacucci and Judge…

Judge Waters speaking

Judge Jennifer Alcorta Waters was sworn in as the newest Nineteenth Judicial County Court Judge during an investiture ceremony on Friday, August 24th at the Martin County Courthouse.

Judge Waters was president of Martin County Bar Association from 2014-2015 and was selected to replace former Martin County Judge Curtis Disque…

Judge Heisey, Judge Isenhower and Judge Schwab prepare for the evening’s presentations.

Approximately 80 people filled the Jury Assembly Room at the St. Lucie County Courthouse to hear Circuit Judges, Sherwood Bauer, Charles Schwab, and Michael Heisey present on the evening’s topics, Family Law and Juvenile Law. St. Lucie County Judge and Your Courts Up Close 2018 organizer, Daryl Isenhower hosted the program.…

Your Courts Up Close 2018 Organizer, Judge Isenhower, welcomes participants.

On February 27, 2018, more than 80 people filled the Jury Assembly Room at the St. Lucie County Courthouse in Fort Pierce for the second night of the Your Courts Up Close 2018 program. The topics for the evening included presentations from Lesley Norman and Tina Rel of the St. Lucie County Clerk’s Office and Thomas Bakkedahl…

Chief Judge Metzger provides an overview of the Florida Courts System and the 19th Judicial Circuit.

On February 20, 2018, more than 100 people filled the Jury Assembly Room at the St. Lucie County Courthouse in Fort Pierce for the first night of the Your Courts Up Close program. The topics for the evening included an overview of the Florida Courts System with a more in depth review of the 19th Judicial Circuit Court System, along…