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Judge Michael Orfinger

Judge Michael S. Orfinger

Division 38
125 E. Orange Avenue, Rm. 106
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone (386) 257-6099
Fax (386) 248-8146

Judicial Assistant - Michelle MacDonald
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Circuit Judge Michael S. Orfinger was elected to the bench in 2014. He received a bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., and earned his juris doctor at the University of Florida College of Law with high honors. An attorney since 1989, he worked in private practice, first handling commercial and real estate litigation. From 2004 until he became a judge, he focused his work on mediation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. He hears juvenile delinquency, dependency and unified family court cases at the Volusia County Courthouse Annex in Daytona Beach. 

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Hearing Guidelines Rules of Procedure and Courtroom Decorum
Handling and Submission of Evidence in Remote Hearings Plea Form
Seventh Circuit Timesharing Guidelines Emergency Court Procedures (COVID-19)