The Judge Lee E. Haworth Self Help Center and Law Library is located on the 1st floor of the Silvertooth Judicial Center at 2002 Ringling Boulevard (on the corner of U.S. 301 and Ringling Boulevard) in Sarasota, Florida. Once you enter the Judicial Center and pass security, we are on the East end of the lobby. Parking for the Silvertooth Judicial Center is available on the street (limited to two hours maximum) or free extended hour parking is located in the parking garage structure at the corner of Ringling Boulevard and School Avenue (across from the Department of Health).
The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except for Court holidays.), preference is given to clients who make appointments but assistance is available to walk in customers. The center provides limited assistance over the telephone and via email. Our telephone number is (941) 861-8191 and our email is SarasotaSelfHelpCenter@jud12.flcourts.org. Appointments may be made by calling the center and speaking to staff or emailing.
The Judge Lee E. Haworth Self Help Center and Law Library opened inside the Silvertooth Judicial Center on October 24, 2018. Staff includes Director, Krista Gingras, and Program Specialist & Law Librarian, Bailey Smith.