August Bonavita

Judicial Assignment

  • Assigned to the County Civil Division - Division "RB"
  • County Criminal Administrative Judge (11/2009 - 01/2014)

Prior Judicial Experience

  • Appointed County Court Judge in May 2009


  • Seton Hall University, BS Business Administration (1985)
  • Seton Hall Law School, JD (1992)

Prior Work Experience

Private practice (1993-1997)

  • Tampa area Assistant Public Defender  (1997 - 1999)
  • Assistant Attorney General with the Criminal Appeals Division in West Palm Beach  (1999 - 2000)

Professional Activities

  •  Teaches law to paralegal students at Palm Beach State College


Volunteered as a court-appointed guardian ad litem in New Jersey

Participated in Ask-a-Lawyer as well as the Hillsborough County Teen Court programs