Gov. Ron DeSantis made three judicial appointments November 14; one each to the Sixth Circuit, 12th Circuit, and DeSoto County courts.

Dustin Anderson of New Port Richey to serve as a judge on the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

Anderson has served as a judge on the Pasco County court since his appointment by Gov. DeSantis in 2021. Previously, he served as an assistant state attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and his law degree from the University of Florida. Anderson fills the judicial vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Nancy Ley.