Cecile Scoon received a Visual and Environmental Studies undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1981. She is currently a civil rights lawyer in Panama City, Florida. After graduating from U. Virginia School of Law in 1984, she spent five years as an active duty Air Force JAG prosecuting in military courts martial. She retired from the A.F. reserves as a Major in 2005.
Cecile attempts to protect the rights of those wronged at work due to their race, religion, age, disability, place of birth, or unwanted sexual advances.
When not burning the midnight oil drafting lengthy pleadings, Cecile enjoys parenting her three children, 21, 24, and 27 as well as running, gardening, painting, and watching soccer with her best friend, husband, law partner, and LWV member, Alvin Peters.
Cecile is the president of the Bay County LWV and First Vice President of the LWV of Florida. In that capacity, she is also the chair of the state League efforts on the Restoration of Rights and for Health Care. Cecile is also a proud member of the Xi Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.