The Broward County Attorney’s Office provides a full range of legal services to the government of Florida’s second-largest county. The Office is created by the Broward County Charter. Andrew J. Meyers serves as the Broward County Attorney.
The Office’s clients include the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, Office of the County Administrator, and all agencies under their oversight. These agencies include such diverse operations as a regional transit system, a major international airport, a busy seaport, a drug rehabilitation center, a convention center, sports and cultural venues, social services, water and sewer systems, a regional solid-waste disposal system, and extensive networks of parks and libraries.
Other client agencies regulate pollution, plan for urban development, protect consumers, build and maintain roads, maintain state courthouses and other government buildings, keep traffic signals running, and collect more than $800 million per year in property taxes. Overall, the County administers a budget exceeding $4 billion, has more than 5,000 employees, and serves more than 1.8 million residents.