The Honorable Hope Bristol Receives Prestigious 2017 William E. Gladstone Award


In recognition of her tireless dedication to improving the lives of dependent children and their families, the Honorable Hope Tieman Bristol was presented with the 2017 William E. Gladstone award today during the state-wide annual Child Protection Summit in Orlando. This prestigious award, named after Circuit Judge William E. Gladstone from Miami-Dade, is presented every year to the greatest contributor to the well-being of the courts’ neglected and abused children. 

Judge Bristol has served her 12-year judicial tenure in the dependency division and currently serves as the Unified Family Court Administrative Judge. She presides over dependency, delinquency and family matters and runs Early Childhood Court, a therapeutic court that works with families who have children from newborn to five years of age. 

Please join the Seventeenth Circuit in congratulating Judge Bristol for this esteemed honor!