Jessica Recksiedler is a Seminole County judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit Court in Florida. She was elected to this position on November 2, 2010 to a 6 year term that ends on January 2, 2017. Judge Recksiedler has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Florida State University in 1994 and her J.D. degree from the Stetson University College of Law in 1997.
Judge Jessica J. Recksiedler is a former assistant state attorney. She has worked as a private practice attorney, handling both criminal and civil cases, prior to her election to the Circuit Court in 2010. She was a board-certified civil trial lawyer/jury trial expert, former assistant state attorney with civil and criminal jury trial experience. Judge Recksiedler is married to Attorney Jason Recksiedler and they have two children. Judge Recksiedler won 48.1% of the vote in the primary election. She then defeated Oscar Hotusing with 57.4% of the vote in the general election.
In 2012, Judge Recksiedler was assigned to the Trayvon Martin shooting case, which made headlines across the nation. After the defense attorney for George Zimmerman (the accused) raised conflict of interest based on the fact that her husband worked with an attorney doing commentary on the case. She recused herself from the case to avoid a conflict. Judge Recksiedler handles civil, family law and also handles Seminole County drug court cases.
To contact Judge Recksiedler call Vanessa Lau at 407-665-4235. To set hearing time go to JACS.
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