Chief Judge Re-Elected
Peter M. Weinstein was chosen to lead the 17th Judicial Circuit today for a second appointment as Chief Judge of the state’s second-largest circuit court system. Voted in by a majority of the 90 judges serving Broward County, Judge Weinstein officially begins his new term July 1, 2013.
First elected as Chief in February 2011, Judge Weinstein brings a wealth of experience and leadership to his role. “I’m very proud of the advances we’ve made over the last two years, including the creation of a Veterans Treatment Court and implementing electronic filing,” he says. “As Chief Judge, I plan to continue efforts to improve the online capabilities of our courts, and work on new initiatives such as Homeless Court.”
Of the vote of confidence his re-election signifies, Chief Judge Weinstein says, “I am truly honored to once again lead the distinguished judges and magistrates of this circuit. The many accomplishments this court has seen is a clear reflection of their dedication to our justice system.”