Sean Desmond

Florida's Second Judicial Circuit Website

For the first time in 31 years, the second judicial circuit will have a new State Attorney. The candidates are focusing on racial disparities in court.

NEBA Tallahassee

North Florida’s longtime state attorney, Willie Meggs, is retiring. And it’s sparked a big race for his successor. The candidates include the son of Leon’s longtime former sheriff, a perennial candidate for local office, and the man who lost to Meggs four years ago.

It’s About Florida: Merit Retention

Jun 7, 2012

The Florida Bar is reminding voters that a number of judges will be on the ballot in the coming election. The Bar says many citizens don’t know they have a voice in whether judges and the state’s supreme court justices stay behind the bench and Sean Desmond, President of the Bar’s Young Lawyers Division, says that’s partly because they can’t campaign.

Host: Trimmel Gomes

Guests: Sean Desmond, President of the Young Lawyers Division for The Florida Bar.