Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Laurel Moore Lee to the Circuit Court of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County.
Lee, 39 years old, of Tampa, has been an Assistant United States Attorney since 2007. From 2005-2007, she served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender. From 2003-2005, she practiced with Carlton Fields, P.A. She received her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Florida.
Lee fills the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Daniel Sleet to the Second District Court of Appeal.
Gov. Scott said, “Laurel is going to be a great addition to the bench in Tampa. I am confident that she will serve the citizens of Florida with dignity and respect.”