Hon. Laura S. Johnson Nominated by the JNC

As announced by the Palm Beach County Bar Association:

 

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit takes pleasure in certifying the following nominees to fill the three Circuit Court Judge vacancies created in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit due to the elevation of Judge Robin Rosenberg and the resignations of Judges Ronald Alvarez and Timothy McCarthy:

1. Hon. Sara Alijewicz
2. Edward L. Artau
3. Hon. Thomas R. Baker, Ill
4. Cheryl Caracuzzo
5. Howard Coates, Jr.
6. Hon. Reginald R. Corlew
7. Adrienne Ellis
8. Manuel Farach
9. Thomas C. Gano
10. Hon. Laura Sellers Johnson
11. Dina Keever
12. Maureen Martinez
13. Scott Ira Suskauer
14. Kirk C. Volker
15. Hon. Maxine A.M. Williams

 

The Hon. Laura S. Johnson is the wife of West Palm Beach car accident attorney William E. Johnson. They reside in Jupiter, FL with their 3 children.

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Jury Service

“I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.”

-Thomas Jefferson

There is no greater power in our society than serving on a jury. It is democracy in its most pure form—not influenced by advertisements, money, lobbyists, or corporations. The jury embodies our founders’ vision of our country and our government—a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” The judicial system is the ONLY branch of government where the community is asked to participate in and, most importantly, it is the only branch of government that cannot be influenced by special interest or corporate money such as political donations or PAC’s.

Juries are so vitally important because they are the protectors of society. They are the enforcer of our safety rules. They determine which of our safety rules must be followed in order to keep us all safe.

The next time you are summoned to jury duty, please do so proudly, for it is the highest form of service you can bestow on your country outside of serving in our armed forces.

Instead of lamenting jury service, consider the fact that someday you might be a party in a court case that needs a jury to resolve the issues of your case. One would expect that you would want people to be in your jury pool and on your jury who wanted to be there.

Author: West Palm Beach Personal Injury Lawyer William E. Johnson

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William E. Johnson is a preeminent trial lawyer with an established practice in West Palm Beach to serve clients in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death. With offices based at CityPlace in the heart of West Palm Beach, Mr. Johnson serves those whose lives have been affected by personal injury or wrongful death throughout the state of Florida.

E-mail: wjohnson@wjohnsonlaw.com