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Raag Singhai (’89) sworn in as Broward County’s first Asian-American judge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Broward County‘s first Asian-American judge was formally sworn in on Friday during a judicial robing ceremony at the state courthouse.

Circuit Judge Raag Singhal (’89), whose parents emigrated from India to the U.S. in 1960, three years before he was born, is only the third Asian-American judge in the state.

Singhal, 48, celebrated with another first for the courthouse – hosting an Indian buffet in his courtroom on Friday afternoon for family, friends and anyone who happened to stop by.

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