The investiture of the Honorable Scott Ritchie to the Escambia County Court bench will be held in Courtroom 407 at the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building in Pensacola on Friday, January 20, at 2:30 p.m.
Ritchie was elected in August 2022 to the Escambia County Court bench, and is a lifelong resident of Escambia County. He served in the First Judicial Circuit Office of the Public Defender for 17 years prior to his election. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida and his law degree from Florida State University. Ritchie fills the judicial vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Pat Kinsey.