Emergency Notice:

  1. Administrative Order No. AOSC22-90, In Re:  Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Flagler, and Volusia Counties in the Seventh Judicial Circuit
  2. Administrative Order No. AOSC22-91, In Re:  Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Putnam, and St. Johns Counties in the Seventh Judicial Circuit

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

Judge Howard M. Maltz

Judge Howard M. Maltz
Division 55
4010 Lewis Speedway, Rm. 365
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Circuit Judge Howard M. Maltz was appointed to the bench in 2012.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and juris doctor from the University of Miami in 1986.  Judge Maltz was the chief deputy general counsel for the City of Jacksonville for several years before becoming a judge.  Prior to that, he served as an assistant state attorney in the Fourth Judicial Circuit for over 10 years.  Judge Maltz currently presides over the civil division at the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center in St. Augustine. Judge Maltz also currently serves as the Administrative Judge for St. Johns County.

The Circuit Civil Divisions have obtained the assistance of Senior Judges for simplified non-evidentiary hearings. Please review the Benchmark Scheduling Directions for information on how to set hearings before a Senior Judge. For further assistance, please email the Judicial Assistant.

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