Cuban American judge appointed to Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeal by Gov. DeSantis

Congratulations to Judge Edward Artau, the son of Cuban exiles, on being appointed to Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeal.

Via Florida Politics:

Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed four judges to courts across the state Wednesday.

The Governor appointed Robert Long Jr. to the 1st District Court of Appeal, Edward Artau to the 4th District Court of Appeal, Jennifer Frydrychowicz to the 1st Circuit Court and Jacqueline Steele to the Manatee County Court.


Artau, who has been a Judge for the 15th Circuit since 2014, will replace retired Judge Carole Taylor. Previously, he served as the General Counsel for the South Florida Water Management District.

The West Palm Beach resident is the son of Cuban Americans whose family fled from Cuba. He received his bachelor’s degree from Nova Southeastern University and his law degree from Georgetown University.