Published: Sep 14, 2012 6:01 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Most people get a huge party when they retire, but Judge James Seals of Lee County got a supersized send-off. The man who presided over cases for the Department of Children and Families hung up his robe this month after three decades on the bench.

Today, dozens of colleagues surprised him with a flash mob in downtown Fort Myers!