AO Divisional News

Judge James Nutt is honored to preside over Circuit Civil Division AO
Millie Noonan is the Judicial Assistant
Matt Carreiro is our Courtroom Deputy Sheriff

We are proud to serve all citizens of Palm Beach County and strive to do it well. We are always looking to improve and value any constructive input you may provide. We are looking forward to working with you.


  • Division AO hearings and trials are held in Courtroom 11E, unless otherwise directed.
  • Trials are currently being set on the six week trial docket beginning February 2020.
  • Uniform Motion Calendar is Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30, unless suspended. (View the Suspension Calendar)

Important Note About August 30th Extensively REVISED Divisional Instructions

PLEASE stay abreast of future changes.

Most general questions about Division AO practices and procedures can be answered by reading the most current Divisional Instructions. (View Divisional Instructions).

Please direct inquiries not answered by reading the Divisional Instructions to Millie Noonan. The Divisional Contacts can be found on the right side of this web page.

NOTE: Absent prior approval of the Court, the Divisional Email Box is not for transmitting materials to the Court, e.g. motions, memoranda, proposed orders, etc. (See, Divisional Instructions regarding hearing materials).

THE COURT UNDERSTANDS THAT NOT ALL CASES ARE AMENABLE TO THE STANDARDIZED PROCEDURES, PRACTICES AND SCHEDULES SET FORTH IN DIVISIONAL INSTRUCTIONS AND THE UNIFORM ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND PRE-TRIAL PROCEDURES AND OTHER FORMS. THE PARTIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO PROPOSE ALTERNATIVES TO ALLOW FOR A MORE EFFICIENT, COST EFFECTIVE AND JUST RESOLUTION OF YOUR CASE. OTHERWISE, PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIVISIONAL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.