Submitted by Judge Parker’s Office
Circuit Judge Greg Parker of Perry was recently appointed by Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady to serve a six year term on the Florida Trial Courts Budget Commission. Judge Parker is one of 14 Circuit Judges and 7 circuit court administrators appointed from among the 20 judicial circuits in the state. The Trial Court Budget Commission was created to oversee the preparation and implementation of the trial court component of the judicial branch budget. The Commission is directly responsible for recommending budgeting and funding policies and procedures for the trial court budget, in order to support a trial court system that will effectively carry out the administration of justices in all trial courts throughout the State of Florida. Judge Parker, elected in 2008, is one of the seven circuit judges having jurisdiction throughout the Third Judicial Circuit of Florida which is comprised of Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor Counties. Judge Parker is currently primarily assigned to preside over the circuit civil and felony criminal dockets in both Madison and Hamilton Counties.