|Florida Supreme Court swears in 56th Chief Justice|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court swore in its first Cuban-American chief justice in a packed courtroom Monday afternoon.
Jorge Labarga was elected as the 56th chief justice in January and has now begun his two-year term. Those on hand for the standing-room-only event included Florida House speaker Will Weatherford, Senate president Don Gaetz, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and six former Supreme Court justices.
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