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Judge Mary Alice "Molly" Nardella

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Judicial Background

  • 2021 - present: Judge, 5th District Court of Appeal. Appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Additional Background

Judge Nardella practiced law for about 12 years.  In 2017, she opened a firm with her husband. There she ran the estate and trust department and participated in general management. Before that, she litigated in defense of insurance companies and practiced commercial law. She completed 2 appeal trials but did not complete any jury trials.

Nardella spent 6 years on the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. The commission selects which applicants move forward for potential appointment by the governor.

Nardella has been a been active in a number of political organizations. This includes the Orange County Young Republicans and Orange County Republican Executive Committee. She appeared on 90.7 WMFE's Intersection podcast as a recurring Republican analyst. Topics include the governor’s race & the 2nd Amendment, election results, and the Florida Supreme Court conservative majority.

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