Governor Scott Appoints Kal Le Var Evans and Daniel Kanner
to the Broward County Court
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Kal Le Var Evans and Daniel Kanner to the Broward County Court.
Evans, 37, of Fort Lauderdale, has served as Assistant State Attorney for the 17th Judicial Circuit since 2003. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his law degree from Nova Southeastern University. Evans fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Joseph Murphy.
Governor Rick Scott said, “Kal Evans’ wide experience serving Floridians for more than a decade as a Broward County prosecutor will make him a great asset on the Broward County Court. I welcome Kal to his new position as he continues to serve with integrity and respect for the rule of law.”
Kanner, 49, of Plantation, is a partner with Bauman & Kanner, P.A., where he has practiced since 1998. From 1992-1998, he served as Assistant State Attorney in Broward County. He received his bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Florida. Kanner fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Edward Merrigan to the Circuit Court.
Governor Rick Scott said, “Throughout his legal career, Dan has demonstrated the qualities that make for a great judge. I am confident that he will serve Florida families with respect and humility on the Broward County bench.”
GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE