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Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia Counties

Judge D. Melissa Distler

Judge D. Melissa Distler
Division 60
1769 E. Moody Blvd. Bldg #1
Bunnell, FL 32110

Flagler County Court Judge Melissa Distler was elected to the bench in 2013. Judge Distler earned an undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University, Magna Cum Laude in December of 1994 and her Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, in July of 1998 from the University of Florida. Judge Distler was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998, and she then began her career at the State Attorney’s Office in the Seventh Circuit as an assistant state attorney. In 2001, she went into private practice, concentrating on criminal defense and family law matters. She is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law. Judge Distler currently presides over County Court Criminal and Juvenile Delinquency dockets at the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center. Judge Distler also serves as Associate Dean of the College of Advanced Judicial Studies and Legislative Chair for the Conference of County Court Judges of Florida. Judge Distler instructs at other judicial education conferences, including Florida Judicial College Phases 1 and 2, Traffic Adjudication Lab, and online trainings.

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Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia Counties