St. Thomas Law Alumna, Phoebee Francois, Appointed to Circuit Court Bench

By November 8, 2018STU News

 

      Broward County Court Judge Phoebee Francois ’94.                                    Photo: J. Albert Diaz

St. Thomas Law proudly announces the appointment of alumna Phoebee Francois ’94 to the Broward County Circuit Court for the 17th Judicial Circuit.  Appointed by Governor Rick Scott in June 2018, her investiture ceremony was held on September 21 at the Broward County Courthouse.

Francois began her career as a prosecutor, working for the Seminole State Attorney’s Office from 1994 to 1995. She then became an Assistant Public Defender for the Broward County Public Defender’s Office where she served for nine years.   After working in solo/private practice for five years handling criminal, family, immigration and employment law, she began her tenure as General Magistrate at the 17th Judicial Circuit Court.

Born in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Judge Francois earned her B.A. from Temple University in 1990, and her J.D. from St. Thomas University, J.D. in 1994.

The St. Thomas Law family wishes Judge Francois all the very best as she begins this new phase in her judicial career. We know she will serve the citizens of Broward County with honor.

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