City Attorney

Official Duties & Responsibilities
The City Attorney is, pursuant to the City Charter, legal advisor to and counselor for the city and all of its officers in matters relating to their official duties.

City Representation

The City Attorney represents the city before all levels of state and federal courts, reviews and approves as to form all city contracts, agreements and documents, as well as reviewing and endorsing all city bonds.

Represented Boards & Commissions

The boards represented by the City Attorney's office include:
Additional Duties & Representations
The City Attorney also serves as legal advisor to, and provides legal services for, the Fort Pierce Redevelopment Agency, a dependent special district of the city.

Private Legal Council
The City Attorney does not provide legal advice to the public. To locate and obtain private legal counsel, citizens should contact the Florida Bar at 850-561-5600.