JQC Investigating Broward Circuit Judge Laura Watson

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The state Judicial Qualifications Commission is investigating Broward Circuit Judge Laura Watson for her role in an insurance settlement before she was elected to the bench.

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  • Florida Judicial Watch

    Dear lawyer (who posted on July 30, 2013 10:13 AM):

    It never ceases to be amaze at things that go on in your profession, but Watson is a corrupt judge and your example of a "successful" hearing before her most likely has resulted in O/C's outrage (of that hearing) of her Judicial Bias. No disrespect but please reconsider protecting corruption and, instead, fighting for ethics on behalf of your clients. Despite the Florida Bar's incapacity to teach and properly govern legal ethics, you can make an independent choice to practice it.

    http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2013-07-29/news/fl-judge-watson-jqc-trouble-20130729_1_florida-bar-bar-investigation-claims-lawyers

    2. July 30, 2013 10:13 AM

    i'm a lawyer who never ceases to be amazed at things that go on in this profession but i have appeared in front of Judge Watson, as have colleagues of mine, and none of us have anything but extremely respectful things to say about her. she is a young judge but thus far she has done a great job. without really knowing the specifics of what has transpired i hope she makes it through this relatively unscathed as it takes more than being a good judge to be a good Family Judge. it really takes a different level of patience and philosophy on family and law than other areas of law require.

    — wow, big surprise

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  • Florida Judicial Watch

    I have another "Inquiry Concerning a Judge":

    Laura M. Watson: You've got quite the docket in your Own troubles with the JQC! As a pro se litigant, preparation of these filings must take up most of your time...

    So, tell us, how are you sharing that time to manage your dockets on the bench? You're undoubtedly ruining more lives and adding to the existing long list of family law victims who have the misfortune of having their case assigned to your division - the continuation of the crisis in Broward's 17th Circuit Family division continues full steam ahead.

    Is it not bad enough to discover the endless list of unethical judges who are already on the bench before they subscribe to the courtroom corruption? I guess not... Now, the incompetent and the corrupt, the dis-Honerable (eh-dishonest) and the masters of misconduct - Judges are now "sought out" and "cherry-picked" BEFORE taking their seats on the bench, so as to ensure a perfect fit with their "peers"?

    Anyone have a more logical explanation here? If so, share because I, for one, would be curious to know...




  • wow, big surprise

    i'm a lawyer who never ceases to be amazed at things that go on in this profession but i have appeared in front of Judge Watson, as have colleagues of mine, and none of us have anything but extremely respectful things to say about her. she is a young judge but thus far she has done a great job. without really knowing the specifics of what has transpired i hope she makes it through this relatively unscathed as it takes more than being a good judge to be a good Family Judge. it really takes a different level of patience and philosophy on family and law than other areas of law require.

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