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Gov. Scott appoints judges of compensation claims

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Gov. Rick Scott, before he left office, appointed judges of compensation claims in Jacksonville, Pensacola, Tampa, and Ft. Lauderdale:

Ray Holley, 49, of Jacksonville, is reappointed as a judge of compensation claims for the Jacksonville District. He has served the Jacksonville District since 2010. Holley received both his bachelor’s and law degree from Stetson University.

Ralph Humphries, 66, of Jacksonville is reappointed as a judge of compensation claims for the Jacksonville District. He has served the Jacksonville District since 2010. Humphries received both his bachelor’s and law degree from the University of Florida.

Nolan Winn, 65, of Gulf Breeze, is reappointed as a judge of compensation claims for the Pensacola District. He has served the Pensacola district since 2006. Winn received his bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University and his law degree from Tulane Law School.

Rita Lawton Young, 59, of St. Petersburg, is appointed as a judge of compensation claims for the Tampa District. Young is a state mediator and senior attorney for the Division of Administrative Hearings. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi and both her master’s and law degree from the University of Florida. She fills the vacancy created by retirement of Judge Spangler.

Michael Ring, 59, of Lighthouse Point, is appointed as a judge of compensation claims for the Ft. Lauderdale District. Ring is the owner of the Law Office of Michael J. Ring, P.A. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from the Nova University School of Law. Ring fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Hogan.