is the Trial Court Administrator for the Fourth Judicial Circuit which is one of the seventh largest trial courts in Florida. Ms. Janocko was appointed to serve as Trial Court Administrator in October 2021. She previously served as the Chief Deputy Court Administrator for nine years for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Ms. Janocko directs and oversees court and program operations for Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties. Ms. Janocko is responsible for the coordination and management of non-judicial functions while acting as the court liaison to other governmental agencies and departments. Ms. Janocko oversees 117 state and city court employees. Ms. Janocko works directly with the Chief Judge and provides administrative and operational support to the 35 circuit judges, 20 county judges and their staff. Ms. Janocko oversees the state and city budgets, human resources, court programs, facilities management, courthouse security, emergency preparedness, state and city inventory, website content management, long-range strategic planning, and policy development.
Prior to assuming the position of Trial Court Administrator, Ms. Janocko served as Chief Deputy Court Administer overseeing operations for Family Court Services, Mediation, Problem-Solving Courts, Teen Court, Interpreters, and the Law Library. Ms. Janocko also worked 16 years at the Office of the State Courts Administrator in Tallahassee working in various areas including Judicial Certification, program policy development, overseeing Problem-Solving Courts statewide, and staff support for Supreme Court Committees. Ms. Janocko serves as the Fourth Circuit representative for the Florida Court Public Information Officers and served on the Supreme Court Steering Committee on Families and Children in the Court. Ms. Janocko serves on the Executive Committee for the Florida Association of Drug Court Professionals. She is a member of the National Association of Court Management and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. Ms. Janocko holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida.
You can reach the Trial Court Administrator's office at (904) 255-1001.