Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Courts
Seminole County Judges

The County Judges of Seminole 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 serve six-year terms. Listed below are all of the current Seminole County Judges in alphabetical order.

Photo of Wayne Culver

Wayne
Culver


Judicial Assistant:
Camila Garcia

Division: R (CR)
Office: (407) 665-4982
Criminal Justice Center
Sanford, Seminole
Seminole Criminal Justice Center

Criminal Justice Center, Sanford

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Photo of James DeKleva

James
DeKleva


Judicial Assistant:
Jane Damron

Division: C (CR)
Office: (407) 665-4921
Criminal Justice Center
Sanford, Seminole
Seminole Criminal Justice Center

Criminal Justice Center, Sanford

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Photo of Mark E. Herr

Mark E.
Herr


Judicial Assistant:
Christine Hutchison

Division: F (CR)
Office: (407) 665-4910
Criminal Justice Center
Sanford, Seminole
Seminole Criminal Justice Center

Criminal Justice Center, Sanford

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Photo of Debra Krause

Debra
Krause


Judicial Assistant:
Christine Olson

Division: Z (CR)
Office: (407) 665-4905
Criminal Justice Center
Sanford, Seminole
Seminole Criminal Justice Center

Criminal Justice Center, Sanford

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Photo of Frederic Schott

Frederic
Schott


Judicial Assistant:
Lacey Billick

Division: S (CI)
Office: (407) 665-4132
Criminal Justice Center
Sanford, Seminole
Seminole Civil Courthouse

Seminole Civil Courthouse, Sanford

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Photo of John L. Woodard III

John L.
Woodard III


Judicial Assistant:
Jeanie Carter

Division: U (CR)
Office: (407) 665-4906
Criminal Justice Center
Sanford, Seminole
Seminole Criminal Justice Center

Criminal Justice Center, Sanford

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