Scott Picks New County Judge

Gov. Rick Scott announced today his latest choice to fill the Broward bench.  Here is the news release:

Governor Scott Appoints Christopher Pole to
the Broward County Court

 Tallahassee, Fla.  Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Christopher W. Pole, of Plantation, to the Broward County Court.

Pole, 60, has been a sole practitioner since 1988. He previously practiced with Conroy, Simberg and Lewis and was in-house counsel for AIG Insurance Company while practicing with the Law Office of Allene Nicholson from 1985 to 1987. He was an assistant state attorney with the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office from 1981 to 1985.  Pole received a bachelor’s degree from Medical College of Georgia and a law degree from Nova Southeastern University Center for the Study of Law.

“Over his long career, Chris has gained the respect and accolades of his fellow lawyers and his community,” Governor Scott said. “He possesses the integrity, discipline and dedication that will make him a valuable public servant and jurist.”

Pole will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Lisa von Tefs.

5 Responses to “Scott Picks New County Judge”

  1. Las Olas Lawyer says:

    A good man and well qualified.

  2. dk says:

    Very happy for you, Chris! Excellent choice!

  3. Judicial Watch says:

    Congratulations. Scott made a fine choice.

  4. G. S. in Pines says:

    Great attorney.
    Great person.
    Great choice.

  5. TDD says:

    Is he the same attorney who recently defended Randy Tundidor in the murder of NSU professor Joseph Morrissey?

    FROM BUDDY: I believe he is the same attorney.