Brevard County Attorney



Brevard County operates under a Home Rule Charter form of Government. The Board of County Commissioners, the Legislative Branch of the County Government, is composed of five (5) members, each elected from one of the five (5) electoral districts.

The Board appoints the County Attorney by a majority vote. The County Attorney is responsible for overseeing the County Legal Staff and reports directly to the Board of County Commissioners.



The Board of County Commissioners is looking for a strong, experienced legal professional who is comfortable working with people. The successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills, be a leader who is inspirational and understands the need to promote transparency and keep the Board of County Commissioners well-informed with unfiltered information.


The new County Attorney should possess the political aptitude to anticipate issues of concern, is a creative problem-solver resourceful in ascertaining information quickly and adept at finding a path through difficult issues. The successful candidate should be comfortable telling Board Members and County Staff what they need to hear and not just what they want to hear. The Board of County Commissioners is looking for someone who engenders the principles of collegiality and collaboration, respects the operational roles and missions of County’s departments while providing them with the best legal advice, represents the County zealously and enjoys community involvement.



The salary for the most recent County Attorney was $191,798 annually. The Board of County Commissioners is committed to a starting salary that will be market competitive, depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected individual.

Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by visiting our website at

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Brevard County, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Brevard County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, political ideas, or disability in employment or in the provision of services.