18th Circuit Judge, Group 18

June 27, 2020
Steve Henderson vs Michael Peacock
Seminole County
Brevard County
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About this Court Position

General Information

The race for 18th Circuit Judge, Group 18 has two lawyers competing for the seat. There is no incumbent defending this seat.

Steve Henderson - Winner (74%)

Endorsed by the Orlando Sentinel

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Steve Henderson started his career in international trade. After getting his law degree, he began working in the public defender's office. Eventually, he started a private practice where he deals with criminal and civil cases. He is in the courtroom almost daily. He says he is running to get back into public service. He considers a good judge to include a combination of a good temperament, broad legal experience (especially jury trials), and life experience. He was inspired to pursue a career in law because he was struck that in the case of Rodney King, one verdict in a state court could impact so many people.

Additional Background

Michael Peacock

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Michael Peacock started his career specializing in personal injury litigation. First he defended insurance companies and he later defended individuals. Currently, he runs a private practice where he focuses on civil litigation. He doesn't have experience in criminal law, but he stressed that criminal and civil law are very similar and that he has been in front of many judges. He got his law degree because has always been interested in the law, and he enjoys his time in the courtroom. To him, a good judge listens, is professional, polite, and humble.

Last Updated:
September 5, 2020

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