Governor Scott Appoints Anthony Tatti to Fifth Judicial Circuit Court

3/25/2011 Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Anthony “Tony” Tatti of Ocala to the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court.

“As someone who has both defended and prosecuted the most serious of criminal cases, Tony has demonstrated both dedication to public service and respect for the rule of law,” Governor Scott said. “Tony’s experience on both sides of the courtroom give him a unique understanding of the impact of decisions from the bench. I am confident he will appropriately consider all cases before him in a principled and judicially conservative manner.”

Tatti, 49, has been an assistant state attorney with the State Attorney for the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court since 1988. Previously, he was an assistant public defender in the Fifth Circuit from 1985 to 1988. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and his law degree from the University of Florida.

Tatti will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Stephen O. Rushing.

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