Judge Margaret O. Steinbeck was awarded the 2022 Chief Justice Award for Judicial Excellence by Chief Justice Carlos Muñiz for her work leading Trial Court Budget Commission during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Judge Margaret O. Steinbeck received the 2022 Chief Justice Award for Judicial Excellence from Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Carlos G. Muñiz August 1 at the annual education program of the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges.

Judge Steinbeck has served as a judge in Florida’s 20th Circuit since 1998. She also serves as the chair of the Trial Court Budget Commission.