Judicial Assignment
  • 2017-2022 Orange County Judge, Criminal

  • 2015-2016 Orange County Judge, Civil

  • 2007-2014 Orange County Judge, Criminal

Education
  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida, College of Law

  • Bachelor of Arts: University of Florida

Professional Activities
  • Member, The Florida Bar

    • Member, Domestic Violence Committee
    • Member, Continuing Education Committee
    • Member, Law Related Education Committee 2020-present
    • Member, Rules of General Practice and Judicial Administration Committee
      • Member 2018-present
      • Subcommittee Chair 2021-2022
      • Committee Chair 2022-2023
  • Vice President, Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1998-1999

  • Member, Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1994-2000

    • President 1999-2000
    • Vice President 1998-1999
  • Board Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1994-2000

  • Florida Public Defender Association Death Penalty Steering Committee 1992-1996

  • Member, Conference of County Court Judges

    • 9th Circuit Representative 2009-2012
    • Vice President 2012-2017
    • Secretary 2017-2019
    • President Elect for 2019-2020
    • President 2019-2020
    • Executive Board Member 2012-present
  • Certified Mentor Judge, Supreme Court of Florida

  • Member, Ninth Circuit Court Administration Security Committee 2015-present

  • Member, Orange County Bar Assoc. Judicial Relations Committee 2012-present

  • Program Moderator, Orange County Bar Assoc. Law Week “Pathways in Law” Program Moderator 2013- present

  • Presenter, Orange County Bar Assoc. Bench-Bar Conference

  • Judicial Panel participant, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers “Blood, Breath, and Tears” Seminar 2016

  • Florida Law Related Education Association (an organization of the Florida Supreme Court)

    • “We the People” Florida Championships competition moderator 2015-2019
    • “We the People” National Finals competition moderator 2018-present
    • Florida High School Mock Trial Competition State Finals, Presiding Judge 2009-present
    • Florida High School Mock Trial Competition State Finals, Final Round Presiding Judge 2015-2018, 2021-present
Awards and Honors
  • Gary L Formet, Sr. Memorial Award for Judicial Excellence - Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2016

  • Franklin Graham Award, 9th Circuit Public Defender Assistant of the Year - Ninth Judicial Circuit Public Defender

  • Statewide Judge of the Year - Florida Law Related Education Association, 2016-2017

  • Harvey Ford Award - The highest award given by the Conference to the County Judge who has shown dedication of service to the community, to the legal profession and to the Conference - Conference of County Court Judges, , 2020

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Orange County Judge Steve Jewett
Orange County
Phone:
407.836.2046
Chambers:
Orange County Courthouse
Courtroom: 4-B
Sub division: 84
Division: 7
Assignment:
County Criminal
Schedule Dockets