Celebrating Black History Month!
Peggy Quince is the first African American woman Chief Justice (2008-2010) and first African American woman appointed to both the Florida Supreme Court and one of the Florida Districts Courts of Appeal. Born in Norfolk, VA; an alumnus of Howard University and The Catholic University of America, Quince served as an assistant attorney general and judge for the State of Florida. Quince has always shown a special interest in serving and protecting the citizens of the Sunshine State, especially minority groups who are underserved. Recognized as a pioneering woman in law by the American Bar Association Commission, Quince’s achievements are decorated with numerous honors and awards, including but not limited to her induction into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. Let’s celebrate Peggy Quince!