A circuit court judge facing a disciplinary hearing after allegedly altering court documents is voluntarily resigning from the bench rather than face review before the Judicial Conduct Committee. Judge Julie Introcaso was set to start a multi-day hearing Wednesday before the JCC. Instead, the agency posted a signed agreement that Introcaso has agreed to resign her judicial appointment, and was pleading no contest to the allegations. Introcaso was accused of failing to properly recuse herself from a child custody case in which she had a longstanding friendship with one of the involved attorneys. After the JCC launched a review, Introcaso then allegedly took the file into her private chambers, where she used Wite-Out to alter the court documents and...
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Judge Facing Disciplinary Procedures Resigns From Bench