Chris Nash appointed to Hillsborough County Court

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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Christopher Nash to the Hillsborough County Court. 

Nash, 41 years old, has practiced with Leavengood, Nash, Dauval, and Boyle, P.A. since 2004, and from 2000-2004, he practiced with Akerman Senterfitt. Nash received his bachelor’s, master of business administration, and law degrees from the University of Florida.

He fills the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Matthew Lucas to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court. 

Gov. Scott said, “Throughout his career, Chris has demonstrated the qualities that make a great judge. I am proud to appoint him to the Hillsborough County Court and look forward to him serving Tampa with integrity and fairness.”

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