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Judge Michael Orfinger

Judge Michael S. Orfinger

Division 32
125 E. Orange Avenue, Suite 304
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone (386) 257-6091
Fax (386) 257-6075

Judicial Assistant - Dana Holmes

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 civil cases at the Volusia County Courthouse Annex at City Island in Daytona Beach and Marchman cases at the S. James Foxman Justice Center in Daytona Beach. 

Please note that there are some new procedures in Division 32.  Please read Scheduling Rules and Procedures for further information.

Proposed orders may be sent to

Courtroom Decorum and Procedure (PDF) Compulsory Medical Examination Guidelines (PDF)
Scheduling Rules and Procedures (PDF) Uniform Pretrial Procedures
Internet Scheduling using Benchmark (PDF) Expedited Hearings Procedures (PDF)
 2019-2020 Docket sounding and Trial dates (PDF) CourtCall telephonic hearings (PDF)
March 12, 2020 Docket Sounding (PDF)