For County Court Judge, Group 4
Brevard County, Florida



For County Court Judge, Group 4

Renee Torpy

About Renee

Renee is an Injunction for Protection attorney at Serene Harbor, a certified domestic violence shelter, where she represents women, men, and children in obtaining restraining orders against their abusers.  She was born into a military family and her father’s last duty station was at Patrick Air Force Base. This is when Renee attended Satellite High School, fell in love with Brevard County, and decided this is where she wanted to stay.  She continued her education at Brevard Community College, University of Central Florida, and Barry Law School.  After graduation Renee started her legal career at the Public Defender’s office and then transferred to the State Attorney’s office which gives her a unique perspective of clearly seeing both sides of the case.  Wanting to focus on helping victims, Renee transitioned to her current position with Serene Harbor.

Renee and her husband, Doug married in 2011.  They have two amazing daughters and are excited for them to grow up in Brevard County as they did.  On the weekends the family can be found enjoying everything the county has to offer from bioluminescence in the river to watching launches on the beach.

The Torpy Family

Education and Legal Career

Renee started at Brevard Community College through dual enrollment while attending Satellite High school.  After graduation, she went on to the University of Central Florida and earned her Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies specializing in Criminal Law and Individual Liberties.  With her love for law, she then commuted to Barry University School of Law and earned her Juris Doctorate and a High Honors Certificate in Trial Advocacy.

Renee began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender and then transferred to become an Assistant State Attorney in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.  During this time, she handled several hundred active cases from misdemeanors to felonies in both County and Circuit Court.  In 2020, Renee became an Injunction for Protection attorney at Serene Harbor to focus on helping victims of domestic, dating, sexual violence, and stalking. Renee has conducted many criminal and civil trials during her legal career.  Additionally, she has had law articles published in the Brazilian Journal of International Law and the Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce.

Volunteer and Community Involvement

Renee volunteers as the Chair for Brevard’s Domestic Violence Task Force in which she keeps law enforcement, advocates, and attorneys up to date on new case law and resources for victims.  She also volunteered to be on the committee to help Melbourne City Ballet Theatre to market and raise funds to directly support two classical ballet Productions at the Maxwell King Center for the Performing Arts with the National Ballet Theatre of Ukraine.

Awards and Recognition

Inspiring Business Leader, December 2021
Given by: BAND APP; Nominated by Priscilla Rivera-Diaz

 Serene Harbor’s Employee of the Year, December 2021
Given by: Beverly DeMeyer, President/CEO of Serene Harbor

 Serene Harbor’s Employee of the Month, November 2021
Given by: Veronica Concha with Serene Harbor

 Runner-Up for 2021 Reisman Award for Excellence in Client Service, 2021 Given by: Jack Newton, CEO And Founder of Clio-Cloud-based Legal Technology 

Serene Harbor’s Employee of the Month, March 2021
Given by: Nikki Helton with Serene Harbor

 Pride in Excellence Employee of the Month Award, 2018 
Given by: Phil Archer, State Attorney of Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Office 

Clarence T. Johnson, Jr. Member of the Year Award, 2017 
Given by: Vassar B. Carlton Chapter of American Inns of Court 

Chapter Outstanding Junior, 2014 
Given by: Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR): Commodore John Barry Chapter 

2nd Place in the Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition, 2013 
Held by: Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) and Brooklyn Law School 

 Honor Participant in the International Insolvency Research Studies, 2013      Held by: International Insolvency Institute 



Renee is proudly endorsed by the following members of the Brevard County community, businesses, and individuals.

  • Mike Haridopolos, Former President of the Florida Senate
  • Paul Alfrey, Mayor of Melbourne
  • Kathy Meehan, Former Mayor of Melbourne
  • Jesse Geiger, Former Indialantic Chief of Police
  • Attorney Alan Landman
  • Attorney Scott and Jaime Alpizar
  • Attorney Derrick Connell
  • Attorney Karen Montas
  • Attorney Rick Lavery
  • Attorney Steve Cassanova
  • Attorney Brynn Brito
  • Attorney Ethan Babb
  • Attorney Francine Kalish
  • Attorney Taylor Hughes
  • Attorney Karl Bohne
  • Attorney Charlie Nash
  • Nash & Kromash, LLP
  • Attorney Renee Dial
  • Attorney Gabriel Jacobs
  • Attorney Charles “Chip” Barger
  • Attorney Kaylee Taylor
  • Attorney Dennis Smejkal
  • Attorney Beth Cutshall
  • Attorney Marilyn Howard
  • Attorney Andrew Weinstock
  • Attorney Kelleen Duncan-Neisler
  • Attorney William “Bill” Meyer
  • Attorney Christopher Martin
  • Attorney Brook Anderson O’Sullivan
  • Attorney Bonnie Klein Rhoden
  • Attorney Alexa (Filiberto) Moia
  • Attorney Jamie Garber
  • Attorney Claudia Pastorius
  • Attorney Candice LaFontaine
  • Attorney Heather Harris
  • Attorney Mark and Tiffanie Warzecha
  • Attorney Rodney M. Kernan
  • Attorney Duana Boyles
  • Attorney Eric Wicks
  • Attorney Shara Kernan
  • Attorney Jessica Lynn Silva and C. Keone Silva
  • Attorney Emily Dunn
  • Scott Glover
  • Bill Orndorf
  • Kurt McKinny
  • McKinney Commercial Construction Group, Inc.
  • Tom and Jennifer Kelly
  • Jarrod and Lindsey Pike
  • Jo Solley-Hansen
  • Betty Jo Green
  • Douglas Park
  • Paul Zizzo
  • RRL Insurance
  • Mark Wolf
  • Sun Clean Dry Cleaners
  • Tad Corrigan
  • Treasure Coast Ranch
  • Jose and Maria Lara
  • John and Barbara Rumpel
  • Victoria Landing
  • Deborah Gilbert Plaag
  • Ronnie Nail
  • Nail Farms, Inc.
  • Michael Eubank
  • Carrol Distributing
  • Bronco and Francis Pawtowski
  • JP Sewer Rooter
  • Adrian Kellgren
  • Keltec Firearms
  • Brevard Robotics
  • Dr. Nathan Allison
  • AJ Hiers
  • Boniface Hiers automotive Group
  • Ed and Jeanne Andre
  • Frogbones Family Shooting Center
  • Wayne Torpy II
  • Olivia Katherine Arnold
  • Joey and Ashley Reese
  • Bill Johnson
  • Cliff and Annette Turner
  • Ubiquitous Designs
  • Renovations, Inc.
  • Lester Woodring
  • Lew, Inc.
  • Grey Hamilton


  • Hamilton Masonry
  • Camp Holly
  • David Kello
  • Portfolio Home Construction
  • Freedom Outdoor Kitchens
  • Portfolio Homes Brokerage
  • Geoff and Sarah Herring
  • Fightlite Industries
  • Tom Lindsey
  • Valerie Lammon
  • La Boutique De Bridal & Tuxedos
  • Melvin Renovations
  • Amanda Williams
  • Michelle Boyles
  • Mindful Monarch Counseling, LLC
  • Jason Nagel, PA
  • Sarah von Leer Chong
  • The Piano Studio of Sarah von Leer Chong
  • Attorney Kenneth E. Rhoden
  • Mike Howard
  • Shawn Beck
  • Jack’s Wrecker Service
  • Paul Osman
  • Perry Osman
  • Kasey Osman
  • Kyle Osman
  • Kasey Osman Insurance, LLC
  • Attorney Gregory W. Eisenmenger
  • Fred Kendall
  • Bullgator Airboat Tours, LLC
  • Gators Bar & Grill, LLC
  • Kendall Automotive Center, LLC
  • Hamant Airboats, LLC
  • Attorney Sean Harnage
  • Attorney Kathryn Bosse
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Nicholas Desaulnier
  • Alicia Evonne
  • Priscilla Rivera-Diaz
  • TotalCareIT
  • JB Earth & Aquatics
  • Leslie E. Woodring, Inc.
  • Victoria’s Wings, LLC
  • Victoria West LLC
  • Doug Hamble’s Pluming
  • Richard’s Paint
  • Attorney Jack L. Platt


Who May Vote: ALL Brevard County Registered Voters

Early Voting: August 13, 2022 – August 20, 2022

Primary Voting: August 23, 2022

General Election: November 8, 2022

Primary and general election day polls open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.

To request to vote by mail in Brevard County visit: