The Honorable Mary C. Evans

The Honorable Mary C. Evans

Circuit Judge


Division Charlotte County

Domestic Relations100%
Domestic Violence100%
Juvenile Dependency100%
§61.14(6) Delinquency Judgements, DOV IV-D and UR Cases100%

Judicial Assistant Amanda
Phone (941) 833-3033
Email arooney@ca.cjis20.org

Mailing Address
Charlotte County Justice Center
350 E. Marion Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950


Judge Mary Evans was elected to the Circuit Court bench by the voters of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in 2014.

Judge Evans attended Edison State College, graduating with an A.A., Summa Cum Laude, Florida Gulf Coast University, graduating with a B.A., Summa Cum Laude and Stetson University College of Law in Saint Petersburg graduating with a Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2003, was a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and was admitted to practice in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.

Judge Evans was an attorney practicing with two different prominent Southwest Florida family law firms before starting her own private family law practice in 2011 and continuing until her election to the bench.

Judge Evans is the 2013 past President of the Lee County Bar Association, member of the Lee County Bar Association Executive Committee for 5 years, past Chairperson of the 20th Judicial Circuit Court Mock Trial program and is past Chairperson of the LCBA Family Law Section. She has served the Florida bar as a state member of the Family Law Section Continuing Education Committee and as a member of the Florida Bar Speakers Bureau on the subject of Merit Retention. Judge Evans service to the community includes serving as a Pro-Bono Attorney with the Florida Attorney ad Litem program, a mentor for the PACE Center for Girls, Volunteer with the Quality of Life Center Free Legal Clinic and serving on the Lee County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. Judge Evans has been involved with numerous other charitable organizations during the past 30 years.

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