Barbara Lagoa in January 2019 speaking as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ pick for the Florida Supreme Court.

Barbara Lagoa, center, Governor Ron DeSantis’ pick for the Florida Supreme Court, speaks after being introduced, as DeSantis and Lt. Gov Jeanette Nunez, left, look on, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)