Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday appointed Circuit Judge Robert J. Luck to the 3rd District Court of Appeal in Miami.
Luck, 37, of North Miami Beach, has served as a circuit judge for the 11th Judicial Circuit since 2013.
He previously was an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.
Luck received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida. He fills the vacancy created by the Jan. 3 retirement of Judge Frank A. Shepherd.