For Immediate Release
September 10, 2013
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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Chris.ti Underwood to Ninth Judicial Circuit Court

Tallahassee, Fla.- Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Christi
L. Underwood to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court.

Underwood, 59, of Winter Park, has been a sole practitioner since 2002, primarily as a mediator and an arbitrator. From 1992-2002, she practiced with Foley & Lardner as a commercial and construction litigator, and from 1989-1992, she practiced with Maguire, Voorhis & Wells. Underwood is a board certified construction lawyer. She received her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Florida. Underwood fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Frederic Rand Wallis.

Governor Rick Scott said, “Through her decades of practicing law, Christie has exhibited the qualities that make for a fair and capable judge. I am certain she will continue to demonstrate knowledge of the law and judicial restraint while serving the citizens of Florida on the Ninth Judicial Circuit bench.”

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