Chief Justice Carlos Muñiz administers the oath of office to Justice Renatha Frances during a brief ceremony in the Supreme Court courtroom with Justice Francis’ husband, Philip, two young sons, and a small group of friends and colleagues looking on.

Justice Renatha Francis was sworn in as Florida’s 92nd Supreme Court justice in Tallahassee September 1.

“I am looking forward to doing the great work of the courts, to work with all my colleagues, to getting to know each and every one of you better,” she said. “I am told this is a very collegial body. I can feel it, I can sense it in just the short time I have visited the court in the last few days. I am looking forward to getting right to it.