The Honorable Lon Arend

The Honorable Lon Arend

Circuit Court Judge

  • Divisions
    • Problem-Solving Court Division P - Manatee County
    • Comprehensive Treatment Court - Manatee County
    • Comprehensive Treatment Court - Sarasota County
    • Drug Court, Veteran's Court - Manatee County
    • Drug/ Opiod / Veteran's Court - Sarasota County
    • Early Childhood Court - Manatee County
    • Mental Health Court - Sarasota County
  • Chamber Manatee County Judicial Center
  • Forms and Calendars
  • Judicial Assistant Nancy
  • Phone (941) 749-3637
  • Fax (941) 749-3687

Judicial Service

Began service on the Circuit Court Bench in December 2016


J.D.  University of Florida College of Law - 1994
B.S.  Florida State University - 1990

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