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No. The City Attorney's Office represents the issues of the public as a whole and therefore cannot represent the interest of any individual resident, employee or Council member. The City Attorney provides legal advice to the City Council, City Manager, all City departments and boards on a variety of legal proceedings.
No. The City Attorney cannot refer or recommend an attorney to any member of the public. If you are seeking legal representation, please search the Florida Bar website for an attorney by the area of law needed.
No. The City Attorney is prohibited from giving legal advice to any one member or group in the community.
No. The City Attorneys are licensed by the Florida Supreme Court and must adhere to the rules established by the Court to govern all Florida attorneys. The Florida rules do not allow an attorney to communication with someone that is being represented by another attorney.