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Judge Clayton

Judge James R. Clayton

Divisions 05, 15 and 28
101 N. Alabama Avenue
DeLand, FL  32724
Phone (386) 740-5270
Fax (386) 822-5021

Judicial Assistant - Angela Bernal

Circuit Judge James R. Clayton was elected in 2002. Before becoming a judge, he was a part-time assistant state attorney and was in private practice for more than 20 years. He earned both his undergraduate and juris doctor degrees from Stetson University. He currently hears juvenile delinquency, dependency, dependency drug court and unified family court cases at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand.