Judge Daryl Manning is a County Court Judge in Hillsborough County and currently assigned to the county civil division. He was a practicing attorney in Tampa with the Office of the Florida Attorney General for sixteen years prior to his appointment by Governor Scott in 2015.
Judge Manning obtained his LL.M. from the Army Judge Advocate Legal Center and School at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in Queens, N.Y. and his B.A. from the University of South Carolina, in Columbia, S.C.
Judge Manning was a Judge Advocate (JAG) Officer in the United States Army and served several tours in support of the Global War on Terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2015. On the local level, Judge Manning was a member of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners and served as chair from 2013 – 2015. He served on a Florida Bar Grievance Committee in Hillsborough and is a certified Guardian ad Litem.