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 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.

12th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT TELEPHONE LIST

MAGISTRATES / HEARING OFFICERS

Manatee County

Caskey, David - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Hightower, Kelley
Courtroom - HR 2
P: (941) 749-3650
F: (941) 749-3690
Manatee County Judicial Center
Denton, Charles - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Grund, Debbie
Courtroom - HR 3
P: (941) 749-3646
F: (941) 749-3688
Manatee County Judicial Center
Hudson, Paul - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Cabrera, Nicole
 
P: (941) 749-3648
F: (941) 749-3689
Manatee County Judicial Center

Sarasota County

Bailey, Deborah - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Martin, Donna
 
P: (941) 861-4866
F: (941) 861-4865
Sarasota County Justice Center
Hale, Laura M. - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Castillo, Michelle
 
P: (941) 861-4871
F: (941) 861-4873
Sarasota County Justice Center
Hunt, Rebecca L. - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Johnson, Kristi
 
P: (941) 861-4872
F: (941) 861-4873
Sarasota County Justice Center
Magistrate, Hearing Officer, Venice - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Bell, Kimberly
 
P: (941) 861-3027
 
R.L. Anderson Administration Building
Wilson, Ed - General Magistrate / Hearing Officer
Wilson, Ed
 
P: (941) 861-7891
 
Judge Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center