Fort Lauderdale judge added to adult offender council
Raag Singhal, a judge with the 17th Judicial Circuit Court in Broward County, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision.
Singhal, 50, of Fort Lauderdale, succeeds Elisabeth Goodner and is appointed for a term that ends June 30, 2015.
Former House general counsel joins Tallahassee law firm
Daniel Nordby, who was general counsel to the Florida House of Representatives under Speaker Will Weatherford, has joined Shutts & Bowen as a partner in the firm's Tallahassee office.
In his new job, Nordby, 36, will "litigate and advise on governmental affairs," according to the firm's press release on the appointment.
Nordby is the chairman of The Florida Bar's Administrative Law Section and is a member of the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission. He has also served as general counsel to Florida's Secretary of State and, in private practice, as outside general counsel to the Republican Party of Florida.