Hillsborough County judicial candidate Melissa Cordon Black will be hosting a campaign kick-off next Thursday as she runs to succeed Judge Paul Jeske, who is retiring.
The event is slated to start at 5:30 p.m. at the Columbia Restaurant Centennial Museum in Tampa. Black is running for the open seat in Group 14.
The host committee for Black’s campaign kick-off includes Hon. Ralph Stoddard, Hon. Manuel Lopez, Anthony D. Martino and Dr. Amy Martino, and a slew of other Tampa Bay leaders.
Black is an experienced public litigator, previously serving as assistant attorney general in the Children’s Legal Services Department.
– Kelly Hayes, The Tampa Bay 100