The Honorable Lon Arend
Circuit Court Judge
- Circuit Criminal Felony V - Manatee County
- Drug Court - Manatee County
- Veterans Court - Manatee County
Chamber Manatee County Judicial Center
Judicial Assistant Nancy
Phone (941) 749-3637
Fax (941) 749-3687
Prior to calling or faxing Judge Arend's Assistant, all parties must first read the judge's requirements via the link above. The judge's contact information is contained in his requirements.
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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