Courts & Judges

About the Court


The Eighth Judicial Circuit is one of twenty trial court circuits in the State of Florida. The Circuit includes the counties of Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union Counties, and spans from the Gulf coast to the Georgia border. The Eighth Circuit has thirteen circuit judges and ten county court judges, assisted by general magistrates and hearing officers in the adjudication and disposition of cases.

Judicial Assignments


Administrative Judges


Circuit Judges


County Court Judges


Senior Judges


General Magistrates & Hearing Officers


Alachua County


Criminal Justice Center
220 S. Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601-6538

Family & Civil Justice Center
201 E. University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601-3456

Baker County


Baker County Courthouse
339 East Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL 32063-2294

Bradford County


Bradford County Courthouse
945 North Temple Ave
Starke, Florida 32091-2110

Gilchrist County


Gilchrist County Courthouse
112 South Main Street
Trenton, FL 32693-3200

Levy County


Levy County Courthouse
355 South Court Street
Bronson, FL 32621-6520

Union County


Union County Courthouse
55 West Main Street
Lake Butler, Florida 32054-1600

Administrative Orders


This directory and the administrative orders contained herein will be updated as new orders are created or as changes are made to existing orders.  Please check the date entered to ensure you have the latest version.