The Honorable Bertila Soto was re-elected – without opposition – to another two-year term as Chief Judge. She is the first female and first Hispanic Chief Judge in the history of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.
The Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida has been selected as the first of three jurisdictions nationwide to conduct demonstration projects to study the implementation of innovations aimed at reducing cost and delay in civil cases. The Miami-Dade project will focus on the effects of active case management on the timely and cost effective resolution of these cases.
Judge Beatrice Butchko and Judge William Thomas to join the expanded Complex Business Litigation Division in January, 2017.
The Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and its justice and community partners have received a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to support the creation of a new Veterans Treatment Court in Miami-Dade County.
The Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida is proud to announce the launch of G.R.A.C.E. Court – Growth Renewed through Acceptance, Change and Empowerment – a specialized court devoted to the needs of children who have been identified as victims of commercial sexual exploitation and labor trafficking.