Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, today announced that Simone Marstiller has been appointed to the Judicial Management Council of the Florida Supreme Court by Chief Justice Charles Canady.
The Judicial Management Council serves as high-level management consultants to the Florida Supreme Court and are responsible for assisting the chief justice in proactively identifying trends, potential crisis situations, and the means to address them. Marstiller will serve a four-year term on the council concluding in June of 2022.
“I am honored to serve on the Judicial Management Council, and look forward to working with Chief Justice Canady and council members to address issues facing the judicial branch,” said Marstiller regarding her appointment. “Florida citizens and businesses deserve a fair, accessible, well-functioning court system, and I’m eager to use my experience as a judge and lawyer to help achieve that goal.”
Marstiller focuses her practice on government affairs and appellate litigation and consulting. She has dedicated much of her career to public service and various leadership positions in the Florida government including serving as a judge for Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal, executive director of the Florida Elections Commission, as well as associate deputy attorney general, among others.
Marstiller is a member of the National Association of Women Judges, the Tallahassee Barristers Association and Tallahassee Women Lawyers. Additionally, She serves as an adjunct professor at Florida State University College of Law and Stetson University College of Law.
Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 13 offices statewide. Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients, Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it. The firm serves clients from its offices in Boca Raton Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach, Winter Park, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 180 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 500 largest law firms and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Law Firms by Law360.