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Rick Scott appoints judges in Pinellas, Pasco counties

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Gov. Rick Scott appointed two lawyers to judgeships Tuesday to replace judges who have resigned from the bench. Scott appointed Joshua Riba, 41, of Safety Harbor, to the Pinellas County Court to replace Judge William H. Overton. Overton is assigned to county traffic cases, according to the Sixth Judicial Circuit. Riba has been an assistant state attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit since 2010. Riba received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and his law degree from the…

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Gov. Scott names Myriam Irizarry to the Pinellas County Court

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On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott appointed Myriam Irizarry as the newest judge of the Pinellas County Court. Irizarry, 60, of Palm Harbor, has served as chief deputy and general counsel to the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Pinellas County since 2003. From 1989-2003, she had been assistant director of the Clerk of Court Services Division in Pinellas County. She has also taught as an adjunct instructor at Saint Petersburg College in the Paralegal Studies Department. As a bilingual attorney, Irizarry…

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