Judge C. Alan Lawson Gov. Scott To Choose Among Three Supreme Court Nominees By Nick Evans • Dec 2, 2016 Florida Supreme Court Florida Governor Rick Scott is mulling three names to replace outgoing state Supreme Court Justice James E.C. Perry. The nominees are three conservative jurists from the Orlando area. Three Central Florida Lawyers Vying For Supreme Court By Jim Ash • Nov 7, 2016 It’s been three weeks since the formal call went out, but so far, just three attorneys have applied to replace retiring Florida Supreme Court Justice James Perry.