Smith Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Murder in 2017 Killing of Aunt

He was sentenced to Life in Florida State Prison without the possibility of parole for the killing of 74-year-old Janice Fulton.

SAO Recognizes Law Enforcement with OLEO Awards

The inaugural awards showcased exemplary efforts from those who serve our community.

Conviction Integrity Review Now Online

The first for Florida now has a dedicated web presence.

Fourth Circuit Grand Jury Indicts 8 For First-Degree Murder

With the indictments, each defendant faces a sentence of mandatory life in prison, unless the State provides notice of its intent to seek the death penalty.

Carl Harms Named 2018 Distinguished Victim Services Award Winner

Harms’ dedication as a victim specialist is well known within the Fourth Judicial Circuit, but he has now received accolades on a grander scale.

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Office of the State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit - Serving Duval, Clay and Nassau Counties

The mission of the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit is to uphold public safety in a fair and just manner.

“Our duty to the people of Northeast Florida comprises two main tenets. The first is to keep people safe by prosecuting those who disrupt our community. The second is to ensure the pursuit of justice is done in a transparent, fair, and thoughtful way that maintains the trust of those we serve.”

Melissa Nelson

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Office of the State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit Office Locations

Duval County

311 W. Monroe St.
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Case Lookup
Monday – Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Main: (904) 255-2500
Fax: (904) 255-3061

Clay County

825 N. Orange Avenue
Green Cove Springs, FL, 32043
Case Lookup
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Main: (904) 269-6319
Fax: (904) 278-3742

Nassau County

76347 Veterans Way, Suite 2105
Yulee, FL, 32097
Case Lookup
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Main: (904) 548-4700
Fax: (904) 548-4728

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