Assistant County Attorney
Joined the Office in 2014
Scott Andron joined the Office of the County Attorney in November 2014, after a 22-year career as a newspaper reporter and editor. He serves as counsel to the Broward County Libraries Division, and assists in a variety of other legislative, transactional, and litigation matters, including advising County agencies on First Amendment issues. He recently drafted the County’s new ordinance allowing for civil citations for possession of small amounts of cannabis. His litigation caseload has included a longstanding federal civil-rights case, a complex statewide tax matter involving 20 counties and the state government, and a complex land-use case.
In his previous career, Mr. Andron was a reporter and editor for newspapers in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Florida, primarily covering business and local government. He spent the last 13 years of his former career at the Miami Herald, where his positions included economics writer and local government editor in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. His journalistic specialty was explaining complex matters to newspaper readers in plain English.
Articles and Publications:
- Scott Andron, Can a City Declare That All Pickup Trucks Are Legally Ugly? A Florida Case Tests the Limits of Aesthetic Regulation, 9 FIU L. Rev. 83 (2013).