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Joyce H. Williams

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Joyce H. Williams
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Current Court Information:
Escambia County Court, Florida
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Jeb Bush
Active:   2005-1/8/2019
Past post:   Assistant Pensacola City Attorney
Past term:   1994-2005
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Florida, 1977
Law School:   University of Florida College of Law, 1981
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Escambia County Court
State:  Florida
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Election vote:  ApprovedA
Joyce H. Williams is a judge for the Escambia County Court, Division 1, in Florida. She was appointed to this position by Gov. Jeb Bush in 2005, becoming the first African American woman to serve as a County Court judge in the 1st Judicial Circuit. Her current term expires on January 8, 2019.[1][2][3]


Williams received her undergraduate and J.D. degrees from the University of Florida in 1977 and 1981, respectively.[4]


Williams worked as an Assistant Escambia County Attorney from 1988 to 1994 and an Assistant Pensacola City Attorney from 1994 until her judicial appointment in 2005.[4]

2012 election

Williams was unopposed and automatically re-elected following the Nov. 6, 2012 general election.[5][6]

See also: Florida judicial elections, 2012

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