Contact

You may communicate with our office by telephone, email, fax and post. Visitors may also come in person during normal office hours.

All visitors must pass through a security screening checkpoint. No firearms, knives or other weapons are permitted inside the courthouse.

Additional information about our office location as well as our staff directory are presented below.

To get in touch with our nonprofit support organization, visit the Guardian ad Litem Foundation Second Circuit page.

Telephone General (850) 606-1200
Volunteer (850) 606-1213
Fax (850) 606-1201
Email Circuit Director deborah.moore@gal.fl.gov
Volunteer Recruiter taylor.tachell@gal.fl.gov
Training Coordinator christine.gornik@gal.fl.gov
Address Judge Charles A. Francis Leon County Court Annex
1920 Thomasville Road, Suite 208
Tallahassee, Florida 32303-5217

30.465850,-84.269529

Hours Monday–Friday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM

Arrow Icon We are in the Leon County Court Annex at 1920 Thomasville Road in Tallahassee, just south of the Bradford/Betton intersection. Adjacent businesses include ABC Fine Wine and Spirits to the north and The Great Bicycle Shop across the street.

Parking Icon Free parking is available in our lot next to and behind the building. The lot is accessible from Thomasville Road as well as Collins Drive. Spaces for disabled parking permit holders are also available along Collins Drive parallel to the building's north side.

Bus Icon StarMetro bus riders can use the Killearn Route K or San Luis Route S and exit at the Thomasville/Bradford/Betton stop.

Staff Directory

We are very proud of our staff, who prove on a daily basis that a small group of thoughtful and committed citizens can make a difference in the world.

The staff directory was last updated on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Circuit Director

Deborah Moore
(850) 606-1218 Office
(850) 294-7545 Mobile

Administrative Staff

Lisa Meola
Administrative Specialist
(850) 606-1217 Office

Lillian Walker
Administrative Specialist
(850) 606-1236 Office

Laurie Williams
Administrative Assistant
(850) 606-1212 Office

Recruitment and Training

Taylor Tachell
Volunteer Recruiter
(850) 606-1213 Office
(850) 445-1121 Mobile

Christine Gornik
Training Coordinator
(850) 606-1228 Office
(850) 408-2741 Mobile

Child Advocate Managers

Shuneki Brown
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1222 Office
(850) 545-8136 Mobile

Alex Castellanos
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1233 Office
(850) 597-4456 Mobile

Alexis Conner
Victim Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1221 Office

Carmen Edge
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1234 Office
(850) 445-8642 Mobile

Ayana Hale
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1221 Office
(850) 445-0531 Mobile

Tammy Harris
Senior Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1225 Office
(850) 445-0658 Mobile

Ashley Kelley
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1215 Office
(850) 661-3112 Mobile

Tasha Loftin
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1210 Office
(850) 363-0260 Mobile

Paige Nirenberg
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1226 Office
(850) 274-4150 Mobile

Shelby Pederson
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1219 Office
(850) 661-2399 Mobile

Kerri Posey
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1211 Office
(850) 294-0830 Mobile

Schyler Ray
Child Advocate Manager
(850) 606-1219 Office

Child's Best Interest Attorneys

Mark Adelstein
Child's Best Interest Attorney
(850) 606-1229 Office
(850) 545-0295 Mobile

Eric Emery
Supervising Child's Best Interest Attorney
(850) 606-1214 Office
(850) 545-0518 Mobile

Richard Gillis
Child's Best Interest Attorney
(850) 606-1220 Office
(850) 363-9485 Mobile

Ashley Kelley
Victim Best Interest Attorney
(850) 606-1215 Office

Amy Parker-Martin
Victim Best Interest Attorney
(850) 606-1216 Office

Kristie Regan
Child's Best Interest Attorney
(850) 606-1235 Office
(850) 901-4084 Mobile