Barbara Lagoa

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Barbara Lagoa
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Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Assumed office
December 6, 2019
Appointed byDonald Trump
Preceded byStanley Marcus
Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida
In office
January 9, 2019 – December 6, 2019
Appointed byRon DeSantis
Preceded byR. Fred Lewis
Succeeded byJohn D. Couriel
Chief Judge of the Florida Third District Court of Appeal
In office
January 1, 2019 – January 8, 2019
Preceded byLeslie Rothenberg
Succeeded byKevin Emas
Judge of the Florida Third District Court of Appeal
In office
June 2006 – January 9, 2019
Appointed byJeb Bush
Preceded byDavid Levy
Succeeded byMonica Gordo
Personal details
Born (1967-11-02) November 2, 1967 (age 52)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Spouse(s)Paul Huck
Children3[1]
EducationFlorida International University (BA)
Columbia University (JD)

Barbara Lagoa (born November 2, 1967) is an American attorney and jurist. She is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit since 2019.

She was the first Hispanic woman to be appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida.[2][3]

Lagoa is reported to be one of President Donald Trump's possible Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court candidate to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Semones, Evan (September 19, 2020). "What you need to know about Barbara Lagoa". Politico.
  2. "Miami's Barbara Lagoa is the next Florida Supreme Court justice". miamiherald.
  3. "Federalist Society Contributor: Barbara Lagoa". fedsoc.org.
  4. "Trump says Supreme Court nominee will be a woman". September 20, 2020 – via www.bbc.co.uk.