WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach County Judge Renatha Francis is set to become the newest member of the Florida Supreme Court.
Gov. Ron DeSantis made the announcement Friday morning at the historic old Palm Beach County courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach.
The appointment of Francis comes after the state's Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission announced in June that she was among six applicants under consideration for the vacancy.
Francis said Friday that she was "incredibly honored and humbled by this appointment."
This isn't the first time that DeSantis has nominated her to become a justice on the Supreme Court.
Francis made headlines in May 2020 when the governor appointed the...