Tag: M. Kemmerly Thomas

Jim RosicaAugust 7, 2018

The 1st District Court of Appeal on Monday agreed to “pass through” to the state’s Supreme Court a case on whether a proposed amendment to end greyhound racing should stay on the November ballot. A unanimous three-judge panel said the matter was “of great public importance,” needing “immediate resolution … due to time constraints related to the pending election and ballot preparation […]

Jim RosicaJune 2, 2016

M. Kemmerly Thomas, a Tallahassee attorney in private practice, will be the next judge on the 1st District Court of Appeal. Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment Wednesday. The 49-year-old Thomas beat out five others for the opening, caused by the resignation of Judge Ronald V. Swanson. Finalists for the spot included Matthew Carson, general counsel to the Florida House […]


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