Honorable Stephanie Ray assumes duties of Chief Judge of the First District Court of Appeal

On July 1, 2019, Judge Stephanie Ray assumed duties of Chief Judge of the First District Court of Appeal. She was unanimously elected by her colleagues to serve as Chief Judge for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2019. She is the 30th Chief Judge in the Court’s history.

Also, by unanimous decision, Judge Lori Rowe was elected to serve as Chief Judge Designate. Her term as Chief Judge will begin July 1, 2021