L Divisional News

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Recipients of Flags
Judge Harper receives plaque and flag in honor of his third great grandmother, Mildred Gildersleeve, who was a Palm Beach County pioneer and the area’s first nurse midwife. Governor Ron Desantis selected Mrs. Gildersleeve for induction into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame and her plaque will hang in the rotunda of Florida’s Capitol Complex

Judge Harper with attendees of YLS
YLS hosted its final meeting for the 2018-2019 year. Judge Bradley Harper spoke to the group, and discussed his tenure as FMCBA President and his election as Judge.

Jewish Family Services
Judge Harper co-sponsored a Jewish Family Services Residential Program trip
to the Fort Lauderdale Science Museum

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Judge Harper held a Q&A session with students from South Tech Academy and
explained the day-to-day functions of the Judicial System.

Ethics and Professionalism Seminar and Reception

The PBCBA, the YLS of the PBCBA and the Fourth DCA Historical Society held an open forum on ethics and professionalism to a sold-out crowd. The program included an interactive forum with open and frank discussions based on memorable movie clips from America's motion picture industry. Following the seminar, a judicial reception was held to honor Florida's 64 members of the District Court of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court.

Ethic Seminar Panel
Seminar panelists
Front row (l-r): Judge James Edwards, Judge Bradley Harper, Kara Berard-Rockenbach, Esq., Judge Peter Blanc,
Judge Elizabeth Metzger.
Back row (l-r): D. Culver "Skip" Smith, Chief Judge Krista Marx, Scott Perry, Esq. (moderator), Judge Cory Ciklin (moderator), Judge Sheree Davis Cunningham and 4th DCA Chief Judge Jon Gerber.

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Judge Harper and other community leaders welcomed Northboro Elementary students
back to school after a long summer!

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Judge Harper speaking to Clerk's Office interns regarding the United States Constitution
and Separation of Powers.


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Induction of high achieving students into
the Palm Beach Lakes High Law Honor Society.

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Student Tour in my office and courtroom.
One of the best parts of my job is being able to
introduce young people to the Judicial Branch.

Guest Speaker at Palm Beach Lakes High School

Guest Speaker at Palm Beach Lakes High School
County Court Judge Bradley Harper. Topic: "The Criminal Justice System"


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The Path to College School Tour

On November 17, 2017 Judge Harper hosted honors Lake Worth High School students enrolled in the Path to College Program and spoke to them on the topic of "Overcoming Adversity." Judge Harper is a graduate of Lake Worth High School and a Lake Worth High Alumni Association Board Member.

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