Andrew Pickett, an attorney with Alpizar Law, LLC, has been appointed by
Florida Governor Rick Scott to the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for a term beginning March 31,
2017, and ending July 1, 2020. The 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is responsible for interviewing
applicants and providing the governor of Florida with a list of well-qualified
candidates for appointment as county and circuit judges in the 18th Judicial Circuit, which covers Brevard and Seminole counties.
Pickett has worked as an attorney for Alpizar Law, LLC since 2013 and previously
served as a prosecutor for the 18th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, where he was awarded the 2011
Pride in Excellence Attorney of the Year Award by State Attorney Norm Wolfinger. Andrew currently
practices in the area of civil litigation, focusing primarily on the representation
of plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Pickett is long-time Brevard County resident and graduated from Satellite
High School in 2000. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University
of Virginia (B.A. in philosophy), graduated from law school at the University
of Florida (J.D.), and obtained a Masters of Law (LL.M) from the University
of Miami. He was recently elected to serve as President-Elect of the Brevard
County Bar Association and has represented the 18th Judicial Circuit as an elected member on the Florida Bar Young Lawyers
Division Board of Governors since 2012. He has also served as an adjunct
instructor at Eastern Florida State College in the Law Enforcement Academy
since 2012. He has been recognized as an AV® Preeminent Peer Review
Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and has also been recognized by as
a Rising Star by
Super Lawyers magazine for 2015 and 2016.