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third judicial circuit of florida

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John Durrett State Attorney


State Attorney

John Durrett serves as the State Attorney for the Third Judicial Circuit of Florida. He was elected State Attorney by the people of the Third Circuit in August, 2020, and was sworn in on January 5th, 2021.

John has been with the State Attorney’s Office since beginning his legal career in 2007.  In his time with the office he has prosecuted crimes ranging from misdemeanor offenses to capital felonies. 

Prior to election John was assigned to the Special Prosecution Division within the State Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted homicides and those who committed sexual crimes against children. John additionally served as the supervising attorney for the Columbia County Office of the State Attorney.

He and his wife have two children and reside in Lake City, Florida.

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