Judicial Assignment
  • 2023-2024 Circuit Judge, Orange County Probate/Guardianship/Mental Health/Trusts

  • 2023 Associate Administrative Circuit Judge, Orange County Criminal

  • 2021-2023 Circuit Judge, Orange County Criminal

  • 2018-2020 Circuit Judge, Orange County Domestic Relations

  • 2015-2017 Circuit Judge, Orange County Criminal

  • 2013-2014 Circuit Judge, Osceola County Criminal

  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida

  • Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice w/High Honors: University of Florida

  • Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Lawyer

    • by the Florida Bar (1988-present)
    • by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (1994-present)
Professional Activities
  • Member, Florida Bar 1982-present

  • Member, United States Supreme Court Bar 1987-present

  • Member, Colorado Bar 1989-present

  • Member, Orange County Bar Association

  • Member, Osceola County Bar Association

  • Member, Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers

  • Former Assistant State Attorney

  • Former President of the C.F.A.C.D.L.

  • Member, Hispanic Bar Association

Awards and Honors
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award - Florida Supreme Court 

  • Man of the Year Candidate, raising contributions by climbing Mount Rainier, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Whitney, Mauna Kea, and Mount Hood - Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

  • Citizen of the Year Award - Osceola County Veterans Council, 2014-15  

Other Information
Circuit Judge Mark S. Blechman
Orange County Courthouse
Courtroom: 19-C
Hearing Room: 20-B
Sub division: 01
Division: 5
Probate, Guardianship, and Mental Health
Judicial Assistant:
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