News Release: Governor Crist Appoints Margaret E. Sojourner to Serve as Judge of Compensation Claims

Oct 1, 2010

The following news release was issued on October 1, 2010 by the office of Governor Charlie Crist:

TALLAHASSEE – Governor Charlie Crist today announced the appointment of Margaret E. Sojourner of Orlando as Judge of Compensation Claims.

“Margaret’s extensive experience practicing law will help her serve with sound judgment,” said Governor Crist. “I am confident she will serve fairly and with great integrity.”

Sojourner, 56, has been a partner at Langston, Hess, Augustine, Sojourner and Moyles since 1998. Previously, she practiced at the Law Offices of Jeffrey Slater, formerly known as Frank and Brightman, from 1987 to 1998. From 1984 to 1987, Sojourner was a partner at Daze and Sojourner. She practiced at Haas, Boehm, Brown, Rigdon and Seacrest between 1981 and 1983, and was a staff attorney for the State of Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal from 1979 to 1981. Sojourner received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her law degree from the Stetson University College of Law.

Sojourner will fill the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Mark Hofstad to the 10th Judicial Circuit.