The Honorable Phyllis Galen

The Honorable Phyllis Galen

County Court Judge

  • Division County Civil / Criminal Division B - Sarasota County
  • Chamber Judge Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center
  • Courtroom 5C
  • Requirements & Information
  • Judicial Assistant Shannon
  • Phone (941) 861-7959
  • Fax (941) 861-7916

Judicial Service

Began service on the County Court Bench in January 2005


J.D. Stetson University College of Law - 1989
B.S. University of North Alabama - 1978

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