The Honorable Lauren L. Brodie

The Honorable Lauren L. Brodie

Circuit Judge

Division Collier County

General Civil (Including Foreclosure)33.3%

Judicial Assistant Alexandra
Phone (239) 252-8909

Mailing Address
Collier County Government Complex
3315 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 203
Naples, FL 34112

Effective February 13, 2023, all hearings of 60 minutes or longer will be IN PERSON
Effective Immediately - ALL Docket Sounding and Pre-Trial Conferences will be held via Zoom
Please govern yourselves accordingly.

Please be advised ALL PROPOSED ORDERS, ACCOMPANIED BY A COVER LETTER must be submitted via Florida Courts E-Portal. When submitting proposed Orders for the Court’s consideration, a cover letter must be submitted. The cover letter must indicate that all counsel have reviewed the proposed submission and whether or not they have an objection to the form of the order and also indicate if there are competing orders being submitted.

All proposed orders:
  • Must be submitted in Word Format, font size 12, Times New Roman.
  • Must have the case number.
  • Must include date of hearing if the Order is the result of a hearing.
  • Do not include headnotes, footnotes or weird inserts like text boxes or pictures in your proposed orders. Make sure you have filed your notice of email address with the Clerk so that you receive copies via electronic service. We do not check the electronic service lists.
All Motions to Withdraw in Civil cases must be set before Judge Brodie in a 5 minute time slot on her JACS calendar.
For all Petitions to Approve Attorney’s Fees and Costs in excess of $3000.00, please set them for an evidentiary hearing before the General Magistrate and submit an Order of Referral to the General Magistrate through the portal for Judge Brodie’s signature.

Attention: Judge Brodie's Zoom Information. Please be advised that all of Judge Brodie's hearings are being conducted via Zoom using the following zoom code:

Please review Judge Brodie's Zoom Instructions and include the Meeting ID and Passcode in your Notice of Hearing. Due to extremely high call volume, please do not call the Judge's office to verify if your case is still set. Please confirm by checking Judge Brodie's Court Docket on the 20th Judicial Website. Please also view Judge Brodie's Frequently Asked Questions on the 20th Judicial Website to answer any other questions you may have. Please do not call to follow up on the status of an Order. All of Judge Brodie's policies and procedures remain in effect. All paperwork for the Court's review and consideration needs to be mailed in or hand delivered. We thank you for your continued efforts to keep the legal system going as we all adjust to these difficult times.

AO 2.40 - Introduction and Management of Evidence in Remote Civil Hearings

Judge Brodie graduated with a BA from Brandeis University, cum laude, and received her JD from the University of Miami School of Law.

Judge Brodie served as a Senior Judge throughout the Twentieth Judicial Circuit from 1999 until her appointment to the Circuit Court bench by Governor Jeb Bush in October, 2001. Prior to that, Judge Brodie served as a Circuit Court Judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit from 1995-1998 and as a County Court Judge in Miami-Dade County from 1991-1994. She also served as the Assistant City Attorney of the City of North Miami Beach from 1983-1990.

Judge Brodie has served as a faculty member of the Florida Judicial College teaching all new judges in the State of Florida from 1992-1998 and again from 2006-2011. She has also served as a member of the Education Committee for the Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges and has taught at judicial education conferences.

Judge Brodie is a member of the Thomas S. Biggs American Inns of Court (Collier County Chapter) and has served as an Associate Judge of the Second District Court of Appeal. Judge Brodie also participates in civic and law related activities in the community.

Judge Brodie was named the 2022 William M. Hoeveler Judicial Professionalism Award winner and was recognized at the Florida Bar Convention in June of 2022. This award is presented to an active Judge in the State of Florida who best exemplifies strength of character, service and competence as a jurist, lawyer and public servant.

In 2007, Judge Brodie was awarded the Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice's Judicial Distinguished Service Award for her work in the juvenile Justice area. This award is presented to the one judge in the State of Florida who has distinguished him/herself by contributing to the improvement of the law, the legal system and the administration of justice.

The Collier County Women's Bar Association recognized Judge Brodie as Woman Lawyer of the Year in 2015. Also, in May 2015, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers selected Judge Brodie as one of six Extraordinary Women Leaders in the State of Florida.

Judge Brodie is married and together with her husband, has four children and five grandchildren.

Office Procedures: Downloads
Judge Brodie's Policies & Procedures View
Procedures to Cancel Foreclosure Sales View
Procedures for Emergency Hearings View
Procedures for Telephone Appearances View
Procedures for Pro Se Parties View
Procedures for Ex Parte Motions to Compel Discovery in Civil Actions View
Frequently Asked Questions View
Orders: Downloads
Judge Brodie's Final Disposition Form 1.998 View
Agreed Case Management Plan and Order View
Agreed Pretrial Conference Order View
Order of Referral to Magistrate Pamela Barger - Civil View
Order Granting Motion/Withdraw as Attorney of Record View
20th Circuit Administrative Orders: Downloads
2.20 Standards of Professional Courtesy & Conduct View
2.40 Introduction and Management of Evidence in Remote Civil Hearings View