The judges of each district court of appeal appoint a marshal, who holds office and performs duties as the court directs. Fla. Const., Art. V, § 4(b)(3)(c). With the guidance of the chief judge, the marshal is responsible for the executive oversight and management of all nonjudicial operations at the court, including security and facility operations, budget and finance, payroll and human resources, public information, administrative records, and computer operations. The marshal is aided in this work by the chief deputy marshal, the system administrator, a deputy marshal supervisor, and administrative staff.
The Marshal's office is located in the Lakeland headquarters building. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays.