Former First District Court of Appeals Judge Paul Hawkes, shown here in 2011 testifying before a subcommittee about the controversial costs of a new courthouse, has been hired as a lobbyist to fight against proposed term limits for appellate court judges.
Former First District Court of Appeals Judge Paul Hawkes, shown here in 2011 testifying before a subcommittee about the controversial costs of a new courthouse, has been hired as a lobbyist to fight against proposed term limits for appellate court judges. COLIN HACKLEY Tampa Bay Times
Former First District Court of Appeals Judge Paul Hawkes, shown here in 2011 testifying before a subcommittee about the controversial costs of a new courthouse, has been hired as a lobbyist to fight against proposed term limits for appellate court judges. COLIN HACKLEY Tampa Bay Times

Florida judges hire lobbyist — a former judge — to fight proposed term limits

December 30, 2015 6:25 PM

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