Francis , of West Palm Beach , has served as a judge on the 15th Circuit Court since 2019 and previously served as a judge at the Miami-Dade County Court from 2017-2019 . Francis also served as an attorney for the First District Court of Appeals in Tallahassee from 2011-2017 . Before attending law school , Francis owned and successfully operated two businesses for five years . Francis received her bachelor ’ s degree from the University of The West Indies and her Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal Law School . She and her husband Phillip are the parents of two sons . Francis will officially join the Supreme Court on September 1 , 2022 . Congratulations Judge Francis !
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