Judge Profile

August Bonavita

Judicial Experience:

  • 15th Judicial Circuit of Florida (May 18, 2009)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Clerk, Hon. Laurence C. Stamelman of the Superior Court, New Jersey
  • Faculty, Palm Beach Community College

Biographical Data:

  • From 1993 until 1997, Judge Bonavita engaged in the private practice of law in New Jersey. While practicing law, Judge Bonavita volunteered as a court-appointed guardian ad litem in New Jersey.


  • J.D., Seton Hall Law School, 1992
  • B.A., Seton Hall University, 1985

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Office of the Public Defender in Tampa, Florida, 1997


  • Marion Barclay, Judicial Assistant