Two county court judges and two prosecutors are among the list of six finalists the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will be sending to Governor Rick Scott to fill the position left by the passing of Broward Circuit Judge Susan Aramony.
John D. Fry and Stacy Ross, both county court judges in Broward, made the list. They were among 20 applicants interviewed.
Also listed was Abbe S. Rifkin, an assistant state attorney in Miami. The Broward State Attorney’s Office is represented by assistant state attorney W. Anthony "Tony" Loe.
Rene D. Harrod, an assistant county attorney for Broward County, was the only other lawyer in public office.
The lone private practitioner is Charles A. Morehead III, a partner at Moody, Jones, Ingino & Morehead in Plantation.