17th Judicial Circuit

Circuit Representatives: Harold Pryor, Jr., Brent Reitman, Brooke Latta, Karina Rodrigues, Annika E. Ashton, Cherine Smith Valbrun, Maria Vigilante

  • Harold Pryor, Jr.

    17th Circuit - Seat 1

    Plantation, FL


  • Brent Reitman

    17th Circuit - Seat 2

    Liberman Cabrera Thompson & Reitman

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL


  • Brooke Latta

    17th Circuit - Seat 3

    United States Attorney’s Office

    Fort Lauderdale, FL


  • Karina Rodrigues

    17th Circuit - Seat 4

    Kelley | Uustal

    Fort Lauderdale, FL


  • Annika E. Ashton

    17th Circuit - Ex Officio

    Office of the County Attorney, Broward County

    Fort Lauderdale, FL


  • Cherine Smith Valbrun

    17th Circuit - Ex Officio

    Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP

    Fort Lauderdale, FL


  • Maria Vigilante

    17th Circuit - Ex Officio

    Blank Rome LLP

    Fort Lauderdale, FL


Welcome to the 17th Judicial Circuit

Encompassing all of Broward County, the 17th Judicial Circuit is home to a number of wonderful affiliates.  The largest and most active affiliate is the Young Lawyers Section of the Broward County Bar Association – 3 time YLD Affiliate of the Year – known for their charitable work and devotion to educational and networking opportunities for young lawyers.  There is also a tremendous amount of diversity among circuit affiliates, such as the TJ Reddick Bar Association, Broward County Hispanic Lawyers Association, Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Caribbean Bar Association, Haitian Lawyers Association, Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Network, and the B’Nai B’rith Justice Unit.  It is also home to many local chapters of statewide organizations, such as the Broward County Association of Women Lawyers, Broward Association of Criminal Defendant Lawyers, Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, and the Federal Bar Association.

If you are looking to get active and make a difference in a Broward County, this is your landing spot.  To learn more about each affiliate, please click their link below.

By the Numbers

  • Number of Events


  • Number of CLEs


  • Funds Raised

    $USD 175,000.00

  • Pro Bono Hours