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DAYTONA BEACH, FL, June 02, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Volusia County Judge, Wesley "Wes" Heidt, is proud to announce his campaign to remain a Volusia County Judge with the launch of a new campaign website: https://www.keepjudgeheidt.com/
Judge Heidt's campaign website offers detailed biographical information about Judge Heidt, his educational background, legal experience, and more, while also providing an easy to use portal for anyone interested in volunteering or donating funds to the Keep Judge Heidt campaign.
From a technical standpoint, not only is Judge Heidt's redesigned website attractive and easy to navigate, but it is also quick loading and responsive across desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms.
About The Honorable Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt
Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt was appointed as a Volusia County Judge in 2020 after a 30-year career of practicing law. Judge Heidt believes that serving on the bench is one of the highest callings for someone in the legal profession.
Since being appointed, Judge Heidt has presided over a very active civil division. Judge Heidt has respected the role of the judicial branch, has followed the law, and has treated all before him with respect.
Judge Heidt's Professional Experience
Bureau Chief of Florida Attorney General – Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt was chosen by the Florida Attorney General to lead her local legal office of nearly 20 attorneys and 30 total employees. As an Assistant Attorney General, he handled cases in all levels of state and federal courts from the Florida trial courts to the United States Supreme Court. He has hundreds of published cases and has argued in the Florida Supreme Court and Eleventh Circuit numerous times.
Two of the more high profile cases Judge Heidt handled as an Assistant Attorney General were the Casey Anthony appeal and the appeal to the Federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals of the district court's order declaring all of Florida drug statutes to be unconstitutional.
Medical Examiner's Commissioner – Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt was nominated by the Attorney General to represent her and appointed by the Governor to serve as one of only nine commissioners on the Commission. His duties include establishing minimum and uniform standards for medical examiners as well as serving on probable cause panels resolving allegations of misconduct based upon complaints filed with the Commission.
AV Rated – Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt has been rated by his peers since 1997 at the highest level an attorney can achieve.
Board Certified – Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt has been certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in criminal, appellate law since 1997.
President - Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt was elected as the Volusia County Bar President (2000-2001). Also, he served as president-elect, treasurer twice, board member and chair of several committees.
Adjunct Professor - Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt taught legal courses at Daytona State College for over 15 years.
President - In 2013, Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt helped create a 501(c)(3), non-profit corporation – Southeast Volusia Youth Sports, Inc., - and has served as its President since its formation. Judge Wesley "Wes" Heidt and the organization annually helps over 600 boys and girls play baseball and softball.
View https://www.keepjudgeheidt.com/ to view the redesigned website.
*Paid for and approved by the Committee to Keep Judge Heidt*
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