Governor DeSantis appoints George Wright to Eighth Circuit Court
June 26, 2020
BY JENNIFER CABRERA
Governor DeSantis has appointed George Wright to replace Judge James Nilon on the Eighth Circuit Court. Nilon is retiring at the end of 2020.
Wright has been an Assistant State Attorney for the Eighth Circuit since 2008. He previously served as a clerk for the Honorable Maurice Paul in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law.