Clay County Attorney's Office provides legal advice and a broad spectrum of high quality legal services to the Board of County Commissioners.  The Office advises and assists the County Manager, department personnel and various agencies created by the Board regarding legal matters pertinent to County business.  If no conflict exists and if resources permit, the Office also advises and represents the Constitutional Officers.

Pursuant to the Clay County Home Rule Charter, the County Attorney is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners.

County Attorney

The County Attorney is Courtney K. Grimm, who was appointed to the position on a full-time basis effective September 1, 2016. She is a graduate of Sweet Briar College (B.A. 1989), and of the University of Florida College of Law (J.D. 1992). Email correspondence may be addressed to:

Mail-icon Courtney.Grimm@claycountygov.com

Chief Assistant County Attorney

The Chief Assistant County Attorney is Frances J. Moss, who was appointed to the position on a full-time basis effective November 1, 1994. She is a graduate of Duke University (B.A. 1982), and of the University of Florida College of Law (J.D. 1985). Email correspondence may be addressed to:

Mail-icon Fran.Moss@claycountygov.com

Assistant County Attorney

The Assistant County Attorney is Jody L. Brooks, who was appointed to the position on a full-time basis effective March 4, 2019. She is a graduate of Jacksonville University (B.S. 1997), and of the University of Florida, The Frederic G. Levin College of Law (J.D. 2000). Email correspondence may be addressed to:

Mail-icon Jody.Brooks@claycountygov.com