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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 Blackner
sblackner@jud10.flcourts.org
P: (863) 534 - 6934
F: (863) 534 - 4024
M8 - Problem Solving Courts/Competency
Barry BennettCaitlyn ClyattP: (863) 534 - 7704
F: (863) 534 - 4094
M9 - Administrative/VOP/Pro-Se - Sect 80
Robert G. FegersJanice SylvainP: (863) 534 - 4088
F: (863) 534 - 4108
M2 - County Small Claims
Sharon M. FranklinAmy TolleyP: (863) 534 - 4693
F: (863) 534 - 5824
M6 - County Criminal
Mary Catherine GreenFran Walden
mwalden@jud10.flcourts.org
(Lakeland) P: (863) 603 - 6637
F: (863) 682 - 4253
P: (863) 534 - 4667
F: (863) 534 - 2555
L1 - County Court Lakeland
Robert E. GriffinSusan McAuley
smcauley@jud10.flcourts.org
P: (863) 534 - 4890
F: (863) 534 - 2555
M7 - County Criminal
Bob GrodeAngela Jones
ajones@jud10.flcourts.org
(Bartow)
P: (863) 534 - 4643
F: (863) 534 - 7721

(Winter Haven)
P: (863) 401 - 2484
F: (863) 294 - 1949
W3 - County Court Winter Haven
John KirklandLaurie Schley
lschley@jud10.flcourts.org
P: (863) 534 - 4962
F: (863) 534 - 4689
M5 - County Criminal
Jeffrey J. McKibbenJean GrahamP: (863) 773 - 3174
F: (863) 773 - 4165
County Court/JR - (Juvenile Polk County)
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
M0 - County Civil
VacantKaley GallisonP: (863) 534 - 4028
F: (863) 534 - 4094
M4 - County Criminal
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