Thirty One Lawyers Apply For Judge

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By Buddy Nevins,, for, Nov. 11, 2015 – Broward’s Judicial Nominating Commission has released the names of 31 lawyers who have applied for two openings on the Broward Circuit Court.

At least two of the applicants — Betsy Benson and Russell Thompson — are currently running for bench in the 2016 election.

The positions opened when Laura Watson was removed from the bench for misconduct before she became a judge.  Then Lynn Rosenthal quit under the threat of removal by the Florida Supreme Court over incidences surrounding her DUI arrest in 2014.

JNC Chair Reggie Zachariah said the applicants were: