MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A former Miami-Dade circuit judge has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the federal bench in South Florida.READ MORE: Florida City Police Officers Arrest Driver Wanted In Fatal Hit-&-Run Of Mini Scooter Rider
The White House announced Thursday that Mary Barzee Flores has been chosen as district court judge. The lifetime post requires Senate confirmation.READ MORE: Harvest Moon Right Before Fall Season Starts, Are King Tides Possible?
Barzee Flores was a Miami-Dade judge from 2003 to 2011. Since then, she has been in private practice handling complex commercial and employment cases at the Stearns Weaver law firm.
From 1990 to 2003, she worked as an assistant federal public defender in Miami. She earned her law degree from the University of Miami in 1988.MORE NEWS: Miami International Airport Tops Country For Highest Number Of TSA Employees To Have Gotten COVID
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