Barbara Anne McCarthy McCarthy is a former magistrate and prosecutor, she presides in the family and dependency divisions.
Circuit Judge: Group 24
Olga Levine Levine defends mentally ill youth, and most of her 21-year legal career has been with the public defender's office.
John T. (‘Jack’) Luzzo Luzzo earned nationwide fame in 1982 for being the first judge in the country to sentence someone to jail for animal abuse.
Circuit Judge: Group 47
Lisa Porter Porter spent 20 years in court as a prosecutor. After seven years as an assistant state attorney in Citrus and Marion counties, she moved to the Florida attorney general's office in Fort Lauderdale as a statewide prosecutor in 1995.
Laura Renee Seidman Seidman has spent most of her 15-year career as legal counsel to such entities as North Broward Hospital District and Promise Healthcare.
Circuit Judge: Group 51
Sandra Perlman Perlman is a veteran assistant public defender with 24 years' experience in circuit court.
Lee Jay Seidman Seidman was appointed to county court in 2001. From 1984 to 1999 he served as a Broward prosecutor.
Circuit Judge: Group 53
Eileen M. O’Connor O'Connor spent 22 years with the U.S. attorney's office before being appointed to the circuit court in 2003.
Rhoda Sokoloff Sokoloff is a lawyer specializing in family, domestic-violence and dependency cases.