FALDP Member Directory by County

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FALDP Member Directory by Circuit

First Circuit 

The First Judicial Circuit which includes Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton Counties is located in the northwestern corner of Florida, the tip of the panhandle. The Florida/ Alabama line is north and west; and to the south is the Gulf of Mexico. The First Judicial Circuit’s Chief Judge is the Honorable Terry D. Terrell.

Escambia ~ Okaloosa ~ Santa Rosa ~ Walton

Second Circuit 

The Second Judicial Circuit includes Franklin, Wakulla, Gadsden, Jefferson, Liberty, and Leon Counties. The Second Judicial Circuit is in the Florida panhandle and abuts the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit to the west, and the Third Judicial Circuit to the east. The Florida/ Georgia line is to the north; and to the south is the Gulf of Mexico. The state capitol of Florida is located in Tallahassee in Leon County.

Franklin ~ Gadsden ~ Jefferson ~ Leon ~ Liberty ~ Wakulla

Third Circuit 

The Third Judicial Circuit includes  Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties. The Third Circuit, which is made up of primarily small towns, is bordered to the north by Georgia, and to the south by the Gulf of Mexico. It is nestled between the Second Judicial Circuit to the west; and the Eighth Judicial Circuit to the east. The Chief Judge is the Honorable Gregory S. Parker

ColumbiaDixie ~ Hamilton ~ LafayetteMadison ~ Suwannee ~ Taylor

Fourth Circuit 

The Fourth Judicial Circuit includes Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties. The circuit's stately and functional main courthouse located in Jacksonville, was rebuilt in 2012. The circuit is bordered to the north by Georgia; to the south by the Seventh Judicial Circuit; to the west by the Eighth Judicial Circuit; and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. The Chief Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit is the Honorable Mark S. Mahon.

Clay ~ Duval ~ Nassau

Fifth Circuit 

The Fifth Judicial Circuit, located in the heart of central Florida, includes Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter Counties, with main administrative offices in Tavares. This sprawling circuit covers a geographical area approaching the size of Connecticut. It borders five different judicial circuits and the Gulf of Mexico to the west.

Citrus ~ Hernando ~ Lake ~ Marion ~ Sumter

Sixth Circuit 

The Sixth Judicial Circuit, located on Florida's "sun coast", includes Pinellas and Pasco Counties. The Sixth Judicial Circuit is recognized as one of the most efficient trial courts in the nation. The circuit is also recognized nationally for its automation leadership in support of court operations. The sixth circuit's Chief Judge is the Honorable  J. Thomas McGrady.

Pasco ~ Pinellas

Seventh Circuit 

The mission of the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court is to provide an effective forum for the fair, efficient and impartial resolution of legal and factual court-related matters in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties. The Seventh Circuit is bordered to the north by the Fourth Circuit; to the west by the Eighth Circuit and Fifth Circuits; to the south by the Eighteenth Circuit; and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. The Chief Judge is the Honorable Terence R. Perkins.

Flagler ~ Putnam ~ St. Johns ~ Volusia

Eighth Circuit 

In 1935, the Florida Legislature created the current structure of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, comprising AlachuaBaker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union CountiesThe Circuit spans from the Gulf cost to the Georgia border. The Honorable Robert E. Roundtree is the Chief Judge.

Alachua ~ Baker ~ Bradford ~ Gilchrist ~ Levy ~ Union

Ninth Circuit 

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is located in the heart of Central Florida and is one of 20 judicial circuits in the state. Serving Orange and Osceola counties, the Ninth Circuit covers over 2,000 square miles and serves more than 1.3 million residents, making it one of the largest circuits in Florida. Additionally, because of Central Florida’s great sunshine, family attractions, and a strong economy Central Florida plays host to nearly 50 million business and vacationing visitors each year, making this the most visited region of the world.

Orange ~ Osceola

Tenth Circuit 

Centered in the heart of Florida's 20 judicial circuits, the Courts of the Tenth Judicial Circuit serve Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties. The tri-county area has diverse localities ranging from urbanized population centers to profoundly rural areas. 

Hardee ~ Highlands ~ Polk

Eleventh Circuit 

Located in the Southern part of the state, the Eleventh Judicial Circuit is largest in the  state and the fourth largest trial court in the entire nation in terms of population served.  Made up solely of Miami-Dade county, there are 123 judges serving a population of over two million people. It is bordered by three other circuits as well as the entire eastern border being the Atlantic Ocean.


Twelfth Circuit

The Twelfth Judicial Circuit is located about midway down the bulk of the state, along the 
western border of Florida adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico.  The circuit is comprised of DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.  There are twenty-one circuit judges in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. The chief judge is the Honorable Andrew Owens.


Thirteenth Circuit

Bordered by the Twelfth Circuit to the south, the Tenth Circuit to the east, and the Sixth to the north and west, the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit is made of solely of Hillsborough County.  The Chief Judge is the Honorable Manuel Menendez, Jr., who presides over a total of 61 other judges.


Fourteenth Circuit

The Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, the second most western Judicial Circuit, is located in the 
panhandle.  The circuit is made up of Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington Counties and borders both Alabama and Georgia as well as the Gulf of Mexico.  Honorable Hents McClellan is the Chief Judge of the circuit.

Bay ~ Calhoun ~ Gulf Holmes ~ Jackson ~ Washington

Fifteenth Circuit

Palm Beach county alone makes up the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. With the Nineteenth Circuit to the north, the Seventeenth Circuit to the south, and the Twentieth Circuit to the West, it is located in the southeastern portion of Florida.  It is one of eight circuits that border the Atlantic Ocean and one of three that share a border with Lake Okeechobee.

Palm Beach

Sixteenth Circuit

The southern most Judicial Circuit, the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, has the Honorable Chief Judge Luis Garcia presiding.  Monroe County, established in 1823, is the only county in the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit. The county seat is located in Key West.


Seventeenth Circuit

Covering Broward County, the second most populous county in Florida, the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit is located in the southeast part of Florida and borders the Atlantic Ocean.  It also borders the 15th, 20th, and 11th Judicial cicrcuits.  The Honorable Peter M. Weinstein is the Chief Judge.


Eighteenth Circuit

 Composed of Brevard and Seminole counties, the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit was created in 1967.  The Honorable Chief Judge John M. Harris presides over the circuit located on the east coast of Florida.  Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, the circuit also borders the Nineteenth, Ninth, Seventh and Fifth Judicial Circuits.

Brevard ~ Seminole

Nineteenth Circuit

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit is one of three circuits that borders Lake Okeechobee and one of seven that border the Atlantic Ocean.  Located about midway down the Eastern edge of Florida, the Nineteenth Circuit borders five other circuits as well.  The Honorable Steven J. Levin is the Chief Judge.

Indian River ~ Martin ~ Okeechobee ~ St. Lucie

Twentieth Circuit

Created in 1970, the Twentieth Judicial Circuit was the last circuit established. It is comprised of Charlotte, Lee, Glades, Hendry, and Collier Counties in Southwestern Florida.  Along with the Fifteenth and Nineteenth circuits, it is one of only three circuits that border Lake Okeechobee.  The Honorable G. Keith Cary is the Chief Judge.

Charlotte ~ Collier ~ Glades ~ Hendry ~ Lee

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