The Honorable Carolyn Swift

The Honorable Carolyn Swift

Circuit Judge

Division Lee County

Domestic Relations - "A"20%

Judicial Assistant Ivelisse
Phone (239) 533-9140
Fax (239) 485-2588

Mailing Address
Lee County Justice Center
1700 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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Judge Carolyn Swift Family Requirements and Procedures

For Review: Regarding Family Emergency Motions

Judge Carolyn D. Swift has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1999 and became board certified in Marital and Family Law in 2007. Judge Swift was elected to the Circuit Court bench in 2018. She presided over the Unified Family Court docket in Lee County for five years before joining the Family Division in 2024. Judge Swift was previously appointed as a Magistrate in Lee County in July 2012. During her years of private practice, she was a partner at Insignares & Swift, P.A. and prior to that was a partner at Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Judge Swift is a past president of the Association of Family Law Professionals (2003- 2005) and a past president of the Lee County Association of Women Lawyers (2002-2004). Swift was also recognized as “40 Under 40” by Gulfshore Business in 2004. She was born in Staten Island, New York, and has lived in Lee County since 1983. Swift graduated from Bishop Verot High School in 1992, the Tulane University, cum laude, in 1996, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and the Tulane University College of Law, magna cum laude, in 1999, where she was a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity.

Judge Swift is married with two children.

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Judge Carolyn Swift Family Procedures View
Order of Referral to Magistrate View
For Review - Family Law Emergency View