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Sixth District Court of Appeal

Open Ninth Episode 164

It’s been 43 years since the creation of Florida’s last appellate court: the Fifth District Court of Appeal. But, beginning January 1, 2023, the 5th DCA will no longer be Florida’s newest court of appeal. Listen in to Open Ninth as Chief Judge Lisa Munyon sits down with Judge Meredith Sasso, the interim chief administrative officer for this new court, to discuss what we all need to know about the soon-to-be Sixth District Court of Appeal. Where will it be located? Who are the judges? And what can lawyers expect from this new court on January 1? Tune in to find out.

Timestamps

  • 00:17 – How the 6th DCA came to be
  • 05:13 – The 6th DCA’s location
  • 08:46 – The work of the interim chief administrative officer
  • 13:49 – Hiring
  • 15:20 – Initial caseload
  • 19:48 – Important information about the 6th DCA
Open Ninth
Episode 164

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 23:26

In this episode

Chief Judge Lisa T. Munyon
Lisa T. Munyon

Chief Judge and Open Ninth host

Chief Judge Lisa T. Munyon has been a Judge with the Ninth Judicial Circuit for 18 years. She is the Ninth Circuit's first female Chief Judge.

District Court of Appeal Judge Meredith L. Sasso
Meredith L. Sasso

District Court of Appeal Judge

Judge Meredith Sasso joined the 5th DCA in 2019. She is currently the interim chief administrative officer for the upcoming 6th DCA.