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County Judges handle all County Court matters. Included are Misdemeanors, Civil suits not exceeding $15,000,
Landlord Tenant, Small Claims & Traffic. County Judges are often assigned to work as Circuit Judges.
County judges served six year terms. There are twelve county judges in the Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

COUNTY JUDGES and ASSIGNMENTS

JudgeJudicial AssistantPhone NumberAssignment
Susan L. BarberSusan BlacknerP: (863) 534 - 6934
F: (863) 534 - 4024
M6 - County Criminal
Barry BennettFrances StebbinsP: (863) 534 - 7704
F: (863) 534 - 4094
M3 - County Court
Robert G. FegersJanice SylvainP: (863) 534 - 4088
F: (863) 534 - 4108
M2 - County Small Claims/Criminal Relief
Sharon M. FranklinAmy TolleyP: (863) 534 - 4693
F: (863) 534 - 5824
M0 - County Criminal
Mary Catherine GreenFran Walden(Lakeland) P: (863) 603 - 6637
F: (863) 682 - 4253
P: (863) 534 - 4667
F: (863) 534 - 2555
L1 - County Court
Robert E. GriffinSusan McAuleyP: (863) 534 - 4890
F: (863) 534 - 2555
M7 - County Criminal
Bob GrodeNicki Offermann(Bartow)
P: (863) 534 - 4643
F: (863) 534 - 4689
M9 - Administrative/VOP/Pro-Se - Sect 80
Gerald HillKimberly JenkinsP: (863) 534 - 2522
F: (863) 534 - 7723
M4 - County Criminal
John KirklandLaurie SchleyP: (863) 534 - 4962
F: (863) 534 - 4689
M5 - County Criminal
Jeffrey J. McKibbenH:Jean GrahamP: (863) 773 - 3174
F: (863) 773 - 4165
County Court/JR - Juvenile
Anthony RitenourJessica LeConeyP: (863) 402 - 6614
F: (863) 402 - 6930
County Court
Robert L. Williams, Jr.Karen ScholtenP: (863) 534 - 5840
F: (863) 534 - 4373
M8 – Problem Solving Courts/ Competency
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