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General Magistrates & Hearing Officers

 

Quasi-judicial officers conduct formal court hearings to assist in the caseload of a division. Specific authorization for the duties are outlined in Administrative Orders. The magistrates and hearing officers serve under the direction of the administrative judge of the respective divisions. General Magistrates in the Dependency Division were established in 2001 as part of the Model Dependency Court Initiative. 

Division

General Magistrates

Room #

Assistant

Phone

Probate, Guardianship & Trust
(Baker Act)

Sean O. Cadigan

418

Cheryl Harris

(813) 276-8517

Vicki L. Reeves

414

Joy Casper

(813) 272-8565

  Unified Family Court*
(Domestic Relations /Family)

Mary Lou Cuellar-Stilo*

404

Rita Kinney

(813) 272-5351

Jon Johnson*

407

Terri Hayes

(813) 276-2335

Joan Montagno*

406

Adrienne V. Gilbert

(813) 276-2337

Martin D. Proctor*

405

Valerie LaPierre

(813) 272-6435

Unified Family Court
(Juvenile Dependency)

Nancy Neaves

480

Tamela Dee

(813) 272-5525

Unified Family Court
(Independent Living Court)

Tracy Ellis

416

David Kirby

(813) 272-6452

Division

Hearing Officers

Room #

Assistant

Phone

Unified Family Court
(Child Support)

Michael Coffee

490

Diana Browning

(813) 272-5458

Lila Stello

490

Brenda Parrish

(813) 272-5267

Civil County
(Traffic)

William J.Foster

419 Pierce St Rm100

Betsy Chesser

(813) 272-5297

* Please view the General Magistrate / Hearing Officer Division Referral Assignment Table for Unified Family Court / Domestic Relations / Family Law Cases by clicking this Link.  For Unified Family Court/Family Law forms click here.