The Honorable Jacqueline B. Steele
County Court Judge
County Civil / Criminal Division 2 - Manatee County
Manatee County Judicial Center
Requirements Requirements & Information
Judicial Assistant Petrina
Phone (941) 749-3609
Began service on the County Court bench in July of 2020.
J.D. Florida State University College of Law – 1994
B.A. University of South Florida – 1991
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: The Code of Judicial Conduct governing behavior by judges forbids the Judges of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit to discuss pending cases with the public. Please do not call or email the Court expecting to speak with a Judge about any case. The Court is only allowed to consider arguments made in the courtroom and in documents properly filed by actual parties in the case as authorized by law and the Rules of Court. The Court cannot ethically read or consider any other opinions or arguments about the case. Communications that do not meet these legal requirements cannot be forwarded to the Judges.