Gov. Ron DeSantis has reappointed one member and named five new members to judicial commissions across the state. One of them is Assistant Attorney General Natalie Christmas, who oversees legal policy matters in the office of Ashley Moody.
Christmas is one of three new appointees DeSantis made to Judicial Nominating Commissions, which are responsible for filling vacancies on the bench within the Florida court system.
There are 27 such commissions statewide, including one for the Supreme Court, one for judge compensation claims, five for each appellate district and 20 for each circuit court. Each has nine seats.
Christmas, a Tallahassee resident who joined the Florida Bar in 2019, will take a...