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Elijah Smiley

Elijah Smiley

Bay County

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Joe Grammer

Joe Grammer

Bay County

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Brantley S. Clark, Jr.

Brantley S. Clark, Jr.

Bay County

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Governor Scott has appointed Dustin Stephenson to the 14th Judicial Circuit Court.

Dustin Stephenson, 44, of Panama City, is an attorney at Dustin Stephenson, P.A. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from Florida State University. Stephenson fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge James Fensom.


NOTICE:  Phones in Bay County are unable to receive calls at this time.  We have established a main number that will allow you to connect to the Judge's Offices and staff as needed.

(850) 691-4625  

1 - Court Administration

2 - Circuit Judges Receptionist

3 - County Judges Receptionist

4 - Pre Trial Release / Work Program

5 - Family Court

6 - Mediation

7 - Teen Court

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