About Michael Bateh
Michael Bateh has spent a lifetime serving our community. Recognized for his commitment to supporting our most vulnerable and defending the principles of justice, Michael is ready to serve as Duval County Judge. Having earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Florida and a Juris Doctor degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law, Michael is well versed in the legal system and equipped for the bench.
Michael has also worked as a high school substitute teacher and coach. In this role, Michael mentored students as they transitioned to the next steps in their academic and working future. Within the legal community, he is a respected volunteer and known for ongoing efforts to build upon his knowledge. He is a member of Jacksonville Bar Association Board of Governors and serves on many of its committees. He is also a member of The Florida Bar Grievance Committee and serves as chair, as well as the University of North Florida Pre-Law Program Board of Advisors.
Michael’s integrity, experience, and tough-but-fair approach to the law mean the people of Jacksonville can trust him to ensure justice is served. Now Michael is ready to put his lifetime’s worth of experience helping others find justice to work as Duval County Judge.
Vote for Michael Bateh for Duval County Judge.
"Michael will provide the type of sound, common sense judgement we need on the bench, and I'm honored to support him"
"We believe that Michael Bateh's dedication to serving his community will be a positive contribution to the judicial system and the citizens of his district."
Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters endorses Michael Bateh for Duval County Court Judge, Group 3. This endorsement was enacted by unanimous vote of our membership on March 15, 2018. We look forward to working with Michael during the campaign.
"I believe Michael Bateh is a person of high integrity, honor and ethics. He will be fair, impartial and trustworthy as a County Court Judge. I fully endorse and support him for Duval County Court Judge, Group 3."
"LiUNA local 630 believes Michael is the most qualified for the Group 3 judgeship. Our members look forward to working with Michael as he becomes our County Judge"
"We hope that Michael will go on to win and be a Judge that serves with a mind to the special issues of working class citizens of Jacksonville."
"Michael Bateh is the best choice for Judge. His ethics and integrity are unmatched. Michael has volunteered his time and been active in the community for many years. He does the right thing because it is the right thing to do. I know he will always listen to the people who come before him. I am honored to endorse him."
"The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union #177 endorses Michael Bateh for Duval County Judge, Group 3. We believe he is the most qualified candidate and will best serve our community with integrity, fairness and good judgement."
"I am pleased to endorse the candidacy of Michael Bateh for County Court Judge, Group 3, in the 2018 Primary Election."
"Michael Bateh is a man of integrity, who respects the rule of law and has a passion for justice. He is the right choice for Duval County Court Judge, Group 3."
"As Mayor of Neptune Beach, I am proud to endorse Michael Bateh for County Judge in our Fourth Judicial Circuit. Michael’s experience, demeanor, character, and knowledge of the law make him perfectly suited to serve our community as a County Court Judge. I hope you will join me in supporting Michael for election to the County Court bench."
Endorsement for Circuit Court: Michael Bateh
"Bateh’s legal experience — and equally important. his refreshing sense of humility — will make him an excellent addition to County Court, Group 3."
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"Michael Bateh is a well-respected member of the Jacksonville Community who has shown integrity and dedication to the law and local citizens. He is my choice for Duval County Court Judge, Group 3."