Judge Katherine Essrig

Judge Katherine Essrig has resided as a Circuit Judge since 1997. Prior, she served as a County Court Judge for five years. She is an active member of judicial organizations including, the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges, Florida Association of Women Lawyers and Family Law Section, Hillsborough County. Judge Essrig was admitted to practice in 1981.

Receiving her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida, Judge Essrig earned an Associate Bachelors in Public Policy Studies from Duke University.

She is a native of Tampa and is a recognized “Friend of the Arts.” She is a dedicated member of The Tampa Museum and University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum.