Office of the Circuit Executive

The primary function of the Circuit Executive of the United States Eleventh Judicial Circuit is to facilitate all of the Circuit's administrative operations and its non-judicial activities.

As Secretary to the Circuit Judicial Council, the Circuit Executive provides services, including program development and policy implementation, as well as organizing and staffing of various judicial committees such as Space and Facilities, Information Technology, and Finance and Budget. As part of the role of Secretary to the Circuit Judicial Council, the Circuit Executive is also charged with planning and organizing circuit judicial conferences.

The Circuit Executive provides administrative and managerial assistance to the Chief Judge of the circuit and other judges throughout the circuit.

Finally, as principal staff officer to the Court of Appeals, the Circuit Executive coordinates the activities and functions of the other staff offices supporting the court.

The Circuit Executive is appointed by the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Council.

Circuit Executive's Mailing Address:

James Gerstenlauer
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
56 Forsyth St. N.W.
Atlanta, Ga. 30303
Phone: (404) 335-6535