Tuesday, October 16, 2007
MARTIN LEE ANDERSON: CRIMINAL TRIAL, THE JUDGE
Honorable Michael C. Overstreet
Education: University of Florida B.S., B.A., 1974 Cum Laude
Cumberland School of Law, J.D. 1979
Civil Private Practice: 1979 - 1995
Judicial Appointment: October 1995
Currently presiding over a criminal docket consisting of 25% of all felony cases in Bay County which have included recent high profile cases involving the first degree murder trial of Robert Bailey who was charged and convicted of killing officer Kevin Kight; the Bay County Jail Hostage case wherein four defendants were charged with taking over the Bay County jail with hostages; the murder trial of Monique Turrenne who was tried convicted of murdering her husband and resisting extradition from Canada for several years; Judge Overstreet also manages 33% of civil litigation cases which include contract litigation, medical malpractice and personal injury .