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Judge Jonathan Sjostrom, Chief Judge

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Judicial Assistant Lorraine Gauss

Judicial Biography

» Chief Judge, Second Judicial Circuit: July 1, 2015 - Present

» Circuit Judge, Second Judicial Circuit: January 2, 2002 - Present

Judicial Assignments

» Presently serves in the Family Law Division in the Leon County Courthouse. Responsibilities include: Juvenile Delinquency, Drug Court, Probate, Guardianship, Mental Health Court, Civil and Felony


» Florida State University
   J.D. with Honors

» Florida State University
   B.S. Political Science, Magna Cum Laude

» Okaloosa Walton Junior College


» Partner with Steel Hector & Davis, LLP, one of Florida's oldest law firms. Practicing in Steel Hector's Tallahassee and Miami offices principally in the areas of complex business and governmental litigation.

Professional Activities

» Served as an editor (not the editor and chief) and published author for the FSU Law Review.

Personal Information

» Raised in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

» Married to Erin Beverly Sjostrom

» Father of two sons