The County Attorney is appointed by and reports directly to the Board of County Commissioners.
The Office of the County Attorney:
Provides legal services to the Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, departments and committees organized under the Board;
Reviews and prepares contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and other written instruments; and
Represents the Board of County Commissioners in litigation and manages outside legal and lobbying service providers.
When called upon and where no conflict of interest exists, the Office provides legal counsel to other constitutional officers of the County. As restricted by law and the rules of The Florida Bar, the County Attorney is not authorized to provide legal advice to private citizens.
The mission of the County Attorney’s Office is to provide high quality, timely, professional, and cost-effective legal representation to the Board of County Commissioners, and to other officials of Nassau County as directed by the Board.