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Friday, April 29, 2016

On April 27, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Amy P. Brodersen and Kerra A. Smith to the Escambia County Court.

Brodersen, 40, of Pensacola, has served as general counsel for the Pensacola Police Department since 2013. She previously served as an assistant state attorney for the First Judicial Circuit from 2005-2012. Brodersen received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Alabama and her law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law. She fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Thomas V. Dannheisser to the circuit court.

Smith, 34, of Pensacola, has served as an assistant county attorney for Escambia County Board of County Commissioners since 2013. She previously served as assistant general counsel for the Florida Board of Bar Examiners from 2012-2013, as assistant general counsel for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement from 2010-2012, and as an assistant state attorney for the First Judicial Circuit from 2006-2010. Smith received her bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida and her law degree from Florida State University. She fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Darlene F. Dickey to the circuit court.