Judge James T. Browning

Judge Browning

Judge James T. Browning

The Code of Judicial Conduct governing behavior by judges forbids the judges of the Eighth Judicial Circuit to discuss pending cases with the public. Please do not call the Court expecting to speak with a Judge about any case. If you have a comment to make, please mail it to the Clerk’s Office in the appropriate county. Please keep in mind that the Court is only allowed to consider arguments made in court and documents filed by actual parties to the case. They cannot ethically read or consider any other opinions or arguments about the case, and they cannot give legal advice. Thank you.

Current Assignment

Administrative Judge – Regional County Court, January, 2020 – Present

Levy: All County Court Matters
Levy: Juvenile Delinquency
Levy: Shelter Hearings
Levy: Mental Health Court

Levy County Canvassing Board

Previous Assignments

County Court Judge, 2010 – Present

Judicial Assistant

Mandy Waters


Levy County Courthouse
355 South Court Street
Bronson, FL 32621
Phone: (352) 486-5224
Fax: (352) 486-5384

Statewide Committees

Court Interpreter Certification Board


Juris Doctor: University of Florida College of Law, 1986
Bachelor of Arts: University of Florida, 1983
Associate of Arts: Miami Dade Community College, 1980