Gov. Ron DeSantis appoints first Caribbean-American and a Miami lawyer to Florida Supreme Court

John Couriel, 42, is the son of Cuban immigrants and graduated from Harvard Law School in 2003. After law school, Couriel worked as an assistant U.S. attorney. Most recently, Couriel was a partner in the Kobre & Kim law firm, where he handled cross-border disputes with a focus on Latin America.(Wilfredo Lee/AP)