• Nineteenth Circuit Court Hosts National Association of Drug Court Professionals Operational Tune Up

    NADCP (National Association of Drug Court Professionals) and NDCI (National Drug Court Institute) selected the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court to host a program titled the “Operational Tune-Up”.

  • IRSC Graduation

    The Honorable Elizabeth Metzger, Chief Judge for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida, served as the Commencement speaker for the May 2 ceremonies.

  • Mediation training

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit hosted a Supreme Court County Mediation Certification training from May 7 - 10, 2019.

  • IRSC Students
    Judge Levin chats with students from the Criminal Justice program at IRSC.
  • Judge Menz

    Judge Nicole Menz was sworn in as the newest Nineteenth Judicial County Court Judge during an investiture ceremony on March 1, 2019 at the Indian River County Courthouse.

  • Mediation

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit is hosting a free Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediation Certification Training. Click on Events above for more information.

  • Judge Wallace

    Judge William Wallace was sworn in as the newest Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court Judge during an investiture ceremony on February 22, 2019 at the Okeechobee County Courthouse.

  • Your Courts Up Close

    Judge Isenhower hosts the first of four sessions for Your Courts Up Close.

  • Judge Linn

    Judge Michael Linn was sworn in as the newest Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court Judge during an investiture ceremony on February 8, 2019 at the St. Lucie County Courthouse.

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Welcome to the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, one of 20 circuits courts in Florida, serves the citizens of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie Counties. We hope you find our website informative and helpful in your interaction with the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. Within the website, you will find information regarding court programs, judges, contacts and courthouse locations. This website is just one of many steps we have taken to make our courts more accessible to the community. On behalf of all the judges who serve you in the 19th Judicial Circuit, welcome to our website.

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Latest Events

Judge Menz discusses Domestic Violence with Indian River County Deputies.

On June 5, 2019, Judge Menz and Judge Cox hosted a roundtable with Indian River County Sheriff's Office Deputies. The discussion included topics of interest regarding Domestic Violence. Thank you to these judges for imparting their knowledge, experience and fielding questions from our local deputies.

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NADCP (National Association of Drug Court Professionals) and NDCI (National Drug Court Institute) selected the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court to host a program titled the “Operational Tune-Up”. This training program took place on May 9-10th, 2019 at the Intergenerational Center in Vero Beach, FL. Operational Tune-Up was designed…

The Nineteenth Circuit held Certified Mediator Training in Indian River County

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit hosted a Supreme Court County Mediation Certification training from May 7 - 10, 2019. In all, 25 attendees participated in the training. The course’s main focus was to train attendees in conflict resolution in order for them to obtain their county mediation certification. Job shadowing and mentorship…