Judge Jeffrey Hendriks was born in Ontario, Canada in 1972. He graduated from Martin County High School in 1989. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served as an armor crewman. He was deployed in Operation Desert Shield/Storm as well as Operation Restore Hope in Somalia.
He then attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) while still serving in the Marine Corps with an armor unit in Tallahassee, Florida. He graduated UCF with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 1998.
Michael Linn served the Treasure Coast as an Assistant State Attorney from 2005-2018. He attended law school at the University of Florida. He was a member of the Mock Trial Team and served as its President in 2003-2004. While in law school, he served as an intern for Circuit Judge Michael Jones. He also worked as a Certified Legal Intern for the State Attorney’s Office in the First Judicial Circuit.