FAMU LAW ALUMNA MAKES HISTORY BY BECOMING OSCEOLA COUNTY’S FIRST BLACK JUDGE
ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law 2009 graduate Gabrielle Sanders made history by being officially sworn in as Osceola County’s first black judge. Gabrielle Sanders is also the first FAMU College of Law graduate to be elected as a judge serving in Osceola County.
“I am honored to represent Osceola County in the role of judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit,” said Gabrielle Sanders, Osceola County Ninth Circuit judge.
The FAMU College of Law recognized Judge Sanders with the Distinguished Alumni Award in November 2018. Judge Sanders is one of three FAMU Law alumni currently serving as judges in Central Florida. Judge Amy Carter is in Orange County and Judge Kelly McCormack Ingram is in Brevard County.
Judge Sanders was sworn in at an Investiture Ceremony on February 22, at the Osceola County Courthouse. Judge Sanders is presiding over civil cases.
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