The Office of General Counsel provides legal counsel and represents the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The office focuses on Florida’s environmental priorities, such as restoring America’s Everglades; improving air quality; restoring and protecting water quality in Florida’s springs, lakes, rivers and coastal waters; conserving environmentally sensitive lands; and providing residents and visitors with varied recreational opportunities.
Mr. Williams graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1995. After graduation, he served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit for Pinellas and Pasco counties. Mr. Williams then joined the firm of Fowler White Boggs Banker, P.A., where he attained a Martindale Hubbell AV Rating. Mr. Williams then joined the firm of Peppel Johnson Cantu & Schmidt, PLLC, of counsel, before coming to Tallahassee to serve as a Senior Attorney and Clemency Aide for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.