Duval County Judge

Published On: Jul 29 2012 05:22:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 12 2012 04:02:00 PM EDT

The Duval County Judge, Group 12 race is non-partisan and be voted on countywide.  One candidate was eliminated in the August primary, leaving Michelle Kalil and Rhonda Peoples-Waters running for the post. Here are their profiles:

Michelle Kalil


AGE:  38
FAMILY:  Married with one son

OCCUPATION:  Attorney

EDUCATION:  Wolfson High School; UF bachelors degree; UF Juris Doctorate

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  None

WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?

  1. Legal and life experience as well as personal temperament – those things that help make an excellence judge
  2. Professional administration of the court's docket -- timely and efficient justice for Jacksonville citizens
  3. Perspective -- the ability to see and understand all the complex issues involved in those cases that come before a county judge on a daily basis


HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?

WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?


CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  KalilForJudge.com | Facebook.com/KalilForJudge | TWITTER: @KalilForJudge

Rhonda Peoples-Waters


AGE:  38
FAMILY:  Daughter, Jasmine
OCCUPATION:  Attorney, business owner
EDUCATION:  Fisk University; University of Florida College of Law
POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  No prior experience

WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?

  1. Fairness and Impartiality
  2. Ethics and Hardwork
  3. Proven Leadership and True Commitment to Service


HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?


WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?


CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  Peoples4Judge.comFacebook.com/pages/Rhonda-Peoples-Waters-for-Duval-County-Court-Judge-Group-12 | TWITTER: @Peoples4judge