Circuit Judge Kathryn D. Weston was elected to the bench in 2014. She earned her undergraduate degree at Stetson University and her juris doctor with honors from the University of Notre Dame Law School. She first practiced law in Chicago, specializing in tax litigation. After returning to Florida, she worked in private practice, focusing on general civil cases. She is board certified by the Florida Bar in business litigation. Judge Weston currently hears civil cases at the Volusia County Courthouse.