Welcome to the State Attorney's Office for the Second Judicial
The State Attorney is charged under Florida law with being the
chief prosecuting officer for his judicial circuit and the
counties in it. Florida statutes and criminal rules define those
duties, which are primarily focused on criminal offenders. The
State Attorney, with his appointed Assistants and other staff,
appear in the courts to represent the interests of justice and
of the people.
serves the 2nd Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Located in the Florida Panhandle, the 2nd
Judicial Circuit encompasses Leon, Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson,
Liberty, and Wakulla counties.
The main office is located in Tallahassee, Leon County.
is home to over 386,000 residents, several universities and
colleges, and some of the most beautiful recreational land and
beaches in the State of Florida.
We are committed to making Tallahassee and the
surrounding counties a vibrant and safe place to live, work, and
The Mission of the State Attorney’s Office for the Second
Judicial Circuit is to serve the community through reducing
crime and helping to mitigate the catastrophic impact that crime
has on victims and offenders, their families, and society as a
includes proactively addressing the causes of criminal behavior,
working to achieve justice after a crime has been committed, and
using creative strategies to lower recidivism.