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Vice-Mayor Freeland Eddie

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District Three
1565 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 954-4115
Term Expires: 2020


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, 1998 (JD – Law)
  • University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, 1995 (BA – Political Science)
  • Licensed to Practice law before the State of Florida (2004)
  • Licensed to Practice law before the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (2004)


  • Member of The Florida Bar, Sarasota County Bar Association, and National Bar Association
  • Thirteen-year resident of the City of Sarasota
  • Ten years experience as practicing attorney in State of Florida.
  • Solo law practitioner and founder of The Freeland Eddie Law Group, P.A.
  • Former Assistant State Attorney, Twelfth Judicial Circuit
  • Former Legal Redress Chair, Sarasota Branch NAACP
  • Chair and Vice Chair, Newtown Community Redevelopment Advisory (CRA) Board
  • Facilitator, City of Sarasota Human Relations Board
  • Commission Representative, SunCoast Partnership to End Homelessness
  • Commission Representative, Department of Juvenile Justice – Juvenile Assessment Center Advisory Committee
  • Volunteer Attorney, Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota County
  • Mentor, Take Stock In Children and Booker High School Law Academy
  • Board Member, YMCA Y-Achievers Program
  • Rebuild Advisory Committee Member, Robert L Taylor Community Complex
  • Adjunct Professor, Argosy University Sarasota College of Education