County Court Judge James Baxley Appointed to Fifth Judicial Circuit

On August 17, 2018, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of County Court Judge James R. Baxley to the Fifth Judicial Circuit.

James R. Baxley, 49, of Eustis, is a County Court Judge in Lake County and previously was a partner at Hatfield and Baxley P.A. He received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Florida and his law degree from The University of Florida College of Law. Baxley fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Mark A. Nacke.