The General Counsel provides legal advice and counsel to the Sheriff, Sheriff’s Office command staff, and employees in a variety of legal areas, including (but not limited to) the duties, responsibilities, and authority of the Sheriff; criminal law; constitutional law; public records law; and labor and employment law. The General Counsel also conducts forfeiture litigation, reviews and drafts contracts and mutual aid agreements, and provides legal updates on case law and new legislation.

 The General Counsel is not a legal advisor for the General Public. Citizens can refer to the State website for guidance at www.myflorida.com.