18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Appointment

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.

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