Veterans Court Luncheon

Veterans Court Program Shares Successes

The program at the Manatee County Bar Association luncheon at Pier 22 detailed the Veterans Treatment Court program in the 12th Judicial Circuit. The speakers included Chief Judge Charles Williams, attorney and Vietnam Veteran, Dennis Plews and Alfred James, Administrator of the Veterans Treatment Court program.
Fairness and Diversity Flyer

Fairness & Diversity Summit

Invitation to the Tenth Judicial Circuit 2nd Annual Fairness & Diversity Summit
December 1, 2017 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Eaglebrooke Country Club 1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd., Lakeland, Florida

Keynote Speaker:
Dean Laura A. Rosenbury
University of Florida, Levin College of Law

The Honorable Lee E. Haworth Receives the McKaig Award

The Honorable Lee E. Haworth Receives the McKaig Award

Presented to the Honorable Lee E. Haworth In recognition of his extraordinary service to the Sarasota County Bar Association through tireless advocacy for meaningful and effective increases in access to justice for the disadvantaged and in recognition of his efforts educating lawyers and the public thus enhancing the image of the legal profession. October 11, 2017

Retired Judge Thomas Gallen and wife Linda enjoying cabin life.

The Honorable Judge Gallen retires after 48 years of public service

The Honorable Judge Thomas M. Gallen has officially retired. Judge Gallen was a Circuit Court Judge for the 12th Judicial Circuit for 18 years and worked as a senior judge for 14 years.

He is now spending some quality time with his wife Linda Pruitt Gallen, his four children and five grandchildren.

Multicultural Health Institute group photo

The Twelfth Circuit Court Diversity Initiatives

The Twelfth Judicial Circuit, in conjunction with the local bar associations and other Circuit agencies, is working towards increasing diversity and inclusion initiatives to foster a better understanding of the importance of diversity within our Circuit.