CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE
Governor Rick Scott Appoints Jalal A. Harb to Tenth Judicial Circuit Court
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Jalal A. Harb, of Lakeland, to the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court to fill out the term of deceased former Circuit Judge Karla F. Wright.
Harb, 56, has served as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida since 1988 as a homicide prosecutor in both the Tenth and Thirteenth Judicial Circuits. He prosecuted the case of Khalid Pasha who was found guilty last week of the 2002 murders of his wife and her daughter. Harb received his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School.
“Jalal is a proven hardworking and fair attorney and public servant,” Governor Scott said. “I am confident that he will be an excellent addition to the Tenth Circuit bench.”
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