Justice Jorge Labarga: Former West Palm Beach judge elected to post
7:14 PM, Jan 30, 2014
1:31 PM, Jun 30, 2014
Justice Jorge Labarga of West Palm Beach will be the next leader of the Florida Supreme Court. The seven-member court elected the 61-year-old to a two-year term beginning July 1. Labarga becomes the first Cuban-American to hold the post.
Labarga served as a trial court judge here, then briefly as an appeals judge before being appointed to the Florida Supreme Court in 2009.