Deputy County Attorney
Joined the Office in 2004
Angela J. Wallace is the head of the Office’s Transportation, Consumer Advocacy, and Code Enforcement practice group. She advises County agencies on a wide range of issues related to transportation, operational management, consumer protection, open government, and public safety. She also serves as the Office’s liaison to the state judiciary, state attorney, public defender, sheriff, court administration, and the League of Cities.
In one major case, Ms. Wallace successfully resolved litigation with the Agency for Health Care Administration and local hospital districts related to Medicaid Billing Claims, saving the County millions of dollars.
She has served as counsel to the Port Everglades Department in a variety of transactional and administrative matters including multi-million-dollar procurements, collections, leases, cruise and cargo terminal agreements, security, and administrative code and tariff revisions; advised the County’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs regarding legislation and lobbyists; and represented the Office of Management and Budget handling matters related to funding certain court functions, annexation of unincorporated areas to existing municipalities, and the Law Enforcement Trust Fund. She has supervised a group of attorneys handling matters involving social services, affordable housing, economic development, homelessness, community redevelopment, procurement, public art, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the Parks Division, the Libraries Division, and the Public Works Department. She also has been a litigator, handling premises liability and automobile negligence cases for the County.
When not working, Ms. Wallace enjoys spending quality time with family including her son, Jeremy, her mother, her five brothers, and their families. She is a tropical fruit enthusiast, an active member of the Rare Fruit & Vegetable Council of Broward County, and enjoys caring for the many tropical fruit trees in her yard.