Hoffman sworn in as a U.S. magistrate judge
JUDGE LESLIE R. HOFFMAN stands with her mentor, Senior District Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges, center, at her May investiture at the U.S Courthouse for the Middle District of Florida in Orlando. Judge Hoffman began her duties as a U.S. magistrate judge in March and previously worked as both a term and career clerk for Judge Hodges. Also pictured are several other former law clerks for Judge Hodges, from the left, Christina Locke, staff attorney at the MDFL; Janine Bechtol, career clerk at the MDFL; Stephanie Marchman, shareholder at Gray Robinson in Gainesville; Sally Geraghty, attorney in Columbus, Ohio; Judge Samuel J. Solario of the Second District Court of Appeal in Tampa; and U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel Irick of Orlando.