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Conflict Attorney Overview

Pursuant to Florida Statute 27.40 (2007) and Ch. 2012-123, Laws of Florida, the Chief Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit has compiled a list of attorneys in private practice, by county and by category of cases, and provided that list to the clerk of court in each county.

The Registry is used for appointment of attorneys for persons entitled to court-appointed counsel, in cases in which the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel has a conflict of interest.



07/22/2014: A The 2nd Circuit Conflict Attorney registries have recently been updated and will not be updated again until July 1, 2015. A copy of the updated registries may be obtained from Court Administration, WatkinsP@leoncountyfl.gov


The Registry will be used for appointment of attorneys for persons entitled to court-appointed counsel, in cases in which the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel has a conflict of interest. The court will appoint attorneys from the Limited Registry unless there are no attorneys available to accept the appointment on the Limited Registry.

Contact:

Paula Watkins, Administrative Services Manager
Leon County Courthouse
Office of Court Administration, Room 225
301 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 577-4422



Notice to Court Appointed Counsel

The Court Appointed Conflict Attorney Registries will be updated, effective July 1, 2013. If you wish to submit a Conflict Attorney Application for consideration, please do so by June 21, 2012. If you wish to request changes in your counties or assignments, please make your request in writing by that date.

Contact:

Paula Watkins, Administrative Services Manager
Leon County Courthouse
Office of Court Administration, Room 225
301 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 577-4422