The Honorable Charles Sniffen

The Honorable Charles Sniffen

Circuit Court Judge

Division Circuit Family Division 4 - Manatee County
Chamber Manatee County Judicial Center
Courtroom 3E
Judicial Assistant Ruth
Phone (941) 749-3635

Judicial Service

Began service on the County Court Bench in March 2013; appointed to the Circuit Court bench in September 2017


J.D. Florida State University - 1997
B.A. Emory University - 1994

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