The Honorable Erik Leontiev

The Honorable Erik Leontiev

Circuit Judge

Division Collier County

Unified Family Court/Juvenile Dependency100%
Unified Family Court/Juvenile Delinquency100%
Truancy Court100%
Crossover and Related Cases in Domestic Relations, Juvenile Delinquency, and Civil Domestic, Repeat, Dating Violence, Stalking & Sexual Violence As indicated under Rule 12.008 Fla. Fam. L.R.P.

Judicial Assistant Femi
Phone (239) 252-8132

Mailing Address
Collier County Government Complex
3315 Tamiami Trail E, Suite 402
Naples, FL 34112

Pursuant to Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order AOSC21-17, effective June 21, 2021, all Court proceedings will be conducted “in-person” at the Collier County Courthouse unless previously authorized by the Court to be conducted remotely.

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NOTICE: If you are seeking information in regards to a Lee County Case (including all Civil, Small Claims, Eviction Matters) to please contact Lee County at 239-533-2852. Beginning on May 10, 2023, Judge Gill will be covering the civil docket previously assigned to Judge Leontiev (Group 9). For LEE COUNTY scheduling information, please see Judge Gill’s scheduling procedures.Click Here Please notice all remote hearings with the ZOOM ID assigned to Group 9 (561 866 1532). Should you have questions or need additional assistance, please call (239) 533-2852.

In April of 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis elevated Judge Leontiev to serve on the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court after previously appointing him as Judge on the Lee County Court in 2021. During his tenure as County Judge, Leontiev presided over civil cases, evictions, small claims, and traffic infractions. Judge Leontiev also served as Chairman of the Lee County Canvassing Board for the 2022 Primary and General Elections.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Leontiev served 14 years as an Assistant State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit. He held positions in the Postconviction, Sexually Violent Predators, Special Victims, and Economic Crimes Units, prosecuting cases in Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Hendry Counties.

Judge Leontiev received his bachelor’s degree from Florida International University and his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law.

Judge Leontiev is a first-generation American whose parents immigrated to the United States from Latin America. His father enlisted in the U.S. Armed Forces and served in the military his entire career. Growing up a military brat, Judge Leontiev moved extensively, living in Europe, Central America, and three distinct regions of the United States before settling in South Florida in 1999.

Judge Leontiev is married and the proud father of seven children. When not on the bench, he enjoys reading, fishing, working on cars, and spending time outdoors with his family.

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