The Honorable Donna Marie Padar
Circuit Court Judge
- Division Circuit Criminal Felony II - Sarasota County
- Chamber Judge Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center
- Courtroom 4B
- Requirements & Information
- Judicial Assistant Lori
- Phone (941) 861-7933
Prior to calling or faxing Judge Padar's Assistant, all parties must first read the judge's requirements via the link above. The judge's contact information is contained in her requirements.
Judge Padar's calendars are available from the link above and are located on our Criminal Division page
Began service on the Circuit Court Bench in January 2007
J.D. University of Florida College of Law - 1993
B.A. Wellesley College - 1990
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