Christopher N. Patterson, Circuit Judge

Christopher N. PattersonContact Information:

Bay County
300 East Fourth Street
Panama City, Florida 32401
(850) 914-6485

Judicial Assistant: Amanda Williams

Judicial Assignments:

Chief Judge -2019 - Present

Bay County- Criminal Divisions


Clemson University, B.A., 1982
Nova University, J.D. 1985
Florida Bar Board Certified, BLSE, Criminal Trial, 1995 to present

Professional Activities:

Administrative Criminal Law Judge, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington Counties
Administrative Family Law Judge - Circuit wide
Faculty - Florida Judicial College
Florida Conference Circuit Judges - Education Committee
2017 Judge of Year – FLABAR Law Related Education Committee