Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Love Beamer Style

In honor of Valentine's Day, courthouse couple – Judges Denise Kim and John Beamer – sat down to talk with Chief Judge Myers. From law school to the altar, parenthood to the bench, they have been through it all! Listen in as they share how they met, their experiences on and off the bench, and what it’s like to live in a two-judge household.

Show Notes

  • 1:20 - Background 4:25 - The start of the relationship
  • 8:03 - Sharing the same profession
  • 10:20 - Experiences on the bench
  • 15:05 - Ten years from now
  • 17:17 - Who is the romantic in the relationship?


Open Ninth
Episode 119

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 20:41



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.

Circuit Judge Denise Beamer
Denise Kim Beamer

Circuit Judge

Judge Beamer was appointed to the Circuit bench in 2019 by Governor Scott. She currently serves in the Circuit Civil Division in Orange County.

Circuit Judge John D.W. Beamer
John D.W. Beamer

Circuit Judge

Judge Beamer was appointed to the Circuit Bench in 2020 by Governor DeSantis. He currently serves in the Domestic Relations Division in Orange County.