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Judge Joan Anthony

Division 57
4010 Lewis Speedway
St. Augustine, FL  32084
Phone (904) 827-5603
Fax (904) 827-5605

Judicial Assistant - Nicole Hamilton

Circuit Judge Joan Anthony was elected to the bench in 2020 and began her term in January 2021. She was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1988 and maintained a private law practice prior to her election. She earned her undergraduate degree from Bethune Cookman College and her law degree from Howard University School of Law. Judge Anthony currently presides over a Unified Family Court division at the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center in St. Augustine.

Zoom Instructions
Hearing Guidelines
Emergency Parenting Procedures Standards of Professional Courtesy
Family / Juvenile Orders Standing Family Law Court Order
Benchmark Scheduling

Effective August 2, 2021, All Division 57 hearing and trials heard in front of Judge Joan Anthony will be held via zoom appearance, as permitted by the latest Administrative Order (C-2021-042).