A photo of Judge Brownlee accompanied by text congratulating her on her appointment to the Sixth District Court of Appeal

Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed one of the Ninth's own to the Sixth District Court of Appeal: Judge Paetra Brownlee.

Judge Brownlee received her bachelor's degree from Emory University and her juris doctor from Florida State University College of Law. Prior to becoming a judge, she served as a partner at The Brownlee Law Firm, P.A. And since 2020, she has served as a circuit judge here in the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Her appointment fills the judicial vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jay Cohen from the Sixth District Court of Appeal.

Congratulations, Judge Brownlee!