The City Attorney advises the City in all legal matters and performs any other duties prescribed by the Charter, general law or the Commission. He participates in Commission meetings and workshops and meetings of city boards. Thomas J. Trask, from the firm Trask Daigneault, LLP, is the City Attorney. He was appointed in 2005.
Attorney Thomas Trask is Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization after going through a rigorous application process and having passed the tough examination process. There are only about 300 in the State of Florida out of approximately 111,000 lawyers.
He also obtained the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell.