CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE
Governor Scott Appoints Wesley R. Poole to the Nassau County Court
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Wesley R. Poole to the Nassau County Court.
Poole, 63, of Fernandina Beach, has been a partner with Poole & Poole, P.A. since 1994. From 1997-2001, Poole served as a city attorney with the City of Fernandina Beach. From 1990-1994, Poole practiced with Wood & Poole, from 1981-1990 he practiced with Burgess, Wood & Poole. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his law degree from the University of Florida. Poole will fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge Granville C. Burgess, who died on December 6, 2012.
Governor Rick Scott said, “Wesley is a native of Fernandina Beach and has been an integral part of the community his entire life. Throughout his law career, he has demonstrated the qualities that will make him a great judge. He will serve on the Nassau County bench with distinction.”
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