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Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Division is headquartered in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. It serves Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Hamilton, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, and Union Counties.

Street Address: 

300 North Hogan Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Clerk's Office: 
Hours: 

The courthouse is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The clerk's office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Both are open Monday through Friday, except on holidays.

Accessibility: 

The courthouse is wheelchair-accessible with a ramp that provides access to both main entrance doors, elevators. The intake office has a wheelchair-height counter. Contact the clerk’s office if a different accommodation is needed.

Private Space for Nursing Mothers: 

Private space is on the twelfth floor of the Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse in the jury deliberation room connected to Courtroom 12A. To gain access, request a key from the clerk's office on the ninth floor. The space is available to lawyers, staff members, jurors, and members of the public during regular clerk's office hours between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Food and Beverage: 

There are food and drink vending machines in the courthouse but no restaurant or cafeteria.

Lawyer Conference Room: 

Conference space for lawyers is on the first floor of the courthouse in suite 1-211. The room includes a work table, chairs, a couch, a fax machine, a paper shredder, a radio, a telephone, WiFi, a Keurig coffeemaker, a water cooler, and a refrigerator.

Parking: 

There is no designated parking for the courthouse, but there are several pay-to-park lots and metered parking spaces nearby.

Security: 

To ensure courthouse security:

  • No one may bring onto courthouse property a firearm, ammunition, explosive device, knife, pocket knife, chemical spray, or any other weapon.
  • Each visitor to a courthouse must present a valid official photo identification, such as a state identification, state driver license, federal identification, military identification, or current passport.
  • Each visitor to a courthouse must pass through a metal detector staffed by court security officers. If an alert sounds, a court security officer will scan the visitor using a handheld wand. The visitor must place personal items in a tray to be scanned by x-ray. If an item appears questionable, the visitor must identify the item and may have to leave the courthouse with it.
 
Smoking: 
Smoking is prohibited inside the courthouse.