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Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Lessons from Hurricane Michael

In 2018, Hurricane Michael devastated Panama City and the surrounding area. Judge Elijah Smiley, who was Chief Judge of the 14th Circuit during that time, sat down with our host Chief Judge Don Myers in August to talk about the aftermath of the storm. Listen in as they talk about preparing, communicating, and delivering due process in the face of destruction. 

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Episode 82

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 40:15



In this episode

Circuit Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr.
Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Senior Judge

Senior Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. served as a Circuit Judge from 2011-2021. He was elected as Chief Judge and started his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Elijah Smiley

Circuit Court Judge

Judge Elijah Smiley is a Circuit Judge for the 14th Judicial Circuit of Florida. He served as Chief Judge for the Circuit from July 2015 to 2019.