Media Release

Official Swearing In

Monday, December 29, 2008 12:00 AM

3:10 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Clerk of the Circuit Court, J.K. "Buddy" Irby invites the public to the Oath of Office Swearing in for Alachua County's newly elected officials. This will take place on January 6, 2009 at noon, in Courtroom 4a of the Family and Civil Courthouse (201. E. University Ave, Gainesville).

Officials being sworn in include: William P. Cervone (State Attorney), C. Richard Parker (Public Defender), Ed Crapo (Property Appraiser), J. K. "Buddy" Irby (Clerk of the Circuit Court), Von Fraser (Tax Collector), Pam Carpenter (Supervisor of Elections), and Sadie Darnell (Sheriff). This event will be officiated by: Hon. Frederick D. Smith, Chief Judge, Eighth Judicial Circuit.

For more information, please contact the Clerk of the Courts office at (352) 374-3636



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).