Brevard County Judge Benjamin B. Garagozlo

The Honorable: Benjamin B. Garagozlo

Brevard County Court Judge: Benjamin B. Garagozlo

The Honorable:
Benjamin B. Garagozlo


EDUCATION:

  • Boston University, B.A.
  • Ohio Northern University, J.D.

JUDICIAL HISTORY:

  • Appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to the County Court, 2006
  • Currently presiding over criminal cases at the Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Justice Center, Viera, FL
  • Presided over civil and criminal cases at the Melbourne Courthouse
  • Acting Circuit Court Judge

JUDICIAL LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:

  • Appointed to the Judicial Management Council by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, November 2012 through June 2015 (Reappointed by the Chief Justice to a second term beginning July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2020)
  • Former County Court Administrative Judge

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

  • Former Assistant District Counsel with the U.S. Justice Department / U.S. Homeland Security
  • Former Assistant State Attorney, Brevard County
  • Former Special Counsel with the Brevard County School Board
  • Former attorney with the local Fraternal Order of Police
  • Former Conflict attorney for the Florida Department of Revenue, Child Support Enforcement
  • Florida Bar member since 1987

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

  • Meals on Wheels, Volunteer driver, providing meals to home bound seniors each week since 2008
  • Scholarship Sponsor, providing annual scholarship to a deserving public high school graduate since 2004